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General News    H2'ed 3/29/18

Two Koreas to hold summit April 27

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Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, left, and his North Korean counterpart, Ri Son-gwon, chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland, shake hands during a high-level inter-Korean meeting at the truce village of Panmunjeom,
Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, left, and his North Korean counterpart, Ri Son-gwon, chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland, shake hands during a high-level inter-Korean meeting at the truce village of Panmunjeom,
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The two Koreas agreed to hold the summit between their leaders April 27 at the truce village of Panmunjeom...

A working-level meeting will take place April 4...Koreas will continue to discuss other details through document exchanges...

'If both sides perceive the summit's historical significance and importance, and make efforts with a serious and cooperative attitude, we will be able to resolve all issues swiftly and without difficulty,' Ri said...

...The inter-Korean summit will be the first in 11 years, and the third meeting between leaders of the South and North. The first took place in 2000 between President Kim Dae-jung and North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, Kim Jong-un's father in Pyongyang. The second was held in 2007 between President Roh Moo-hyun and Kim Jong-il, also in Pyongyang...

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