Koreas to hold family reunion in late October

Seoul, Sep 8 (IANS) South Korea and North Korea on Tuesday agreed to hold the reunion of families separated by the 1950-53 war next month in North Korea’s Mount Kumgang resort, Seoul’s unification ministry said.

The first family reunion in about one-and-a-half years would be held at the gathering centre in the scenic Mount Kumgang resort, located in southeastern North Korea, from October 20 to October 26, Xinhua quoted the ministry as saying in a statement.

About 100 people each from the two Koreas would meet their long-lost relatives during the event, the first since February 2014, also at Mount Kumgang on a similar scale.

The agreement came after more than 23 hours of marathon talks. The working-level Red Cross contact ended on Tuesday after kicking-off on Monday.

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