In the first inter-Korean talks in two years, at the Panmunjeom-Paju "Truce Village" (DMZ), both parties agree on the need to ease tensions and hold military talks. North Korea also agrees to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
North Korea on Tuesday confirmed its participation in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, and agreed to hold military talks with South Korea. The agreement came in the first inter-Korean talks to be held in more than two years. South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon (left) exchanges a joint press statement with the head of North Korean delegation Ri Son-gwon at their meeting at the Panmunjeom in the DMZ i...
The Korea Herald
South Korean President Moon Jae-in, responding to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's offer during his New Year's Day address, proposes a meeting to discuss the Winter Olympics and North Korea's nuclear program next Tuesday at the border city of Panmunjom. 2018-01-2 (Context: 2018 Winter Olympics, North Korea-South Korea relations, Panmunjeom)
North Korea accepts South Korea's proposal for official talks, and will meet on January 9 to discuss North Korea's possible involvement with the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. These are the first high-level talks between the Koreas in more than two years. 2018-01-4 (Context: 2018 Winter Olympics, North Korea-South Korea relations)
A Korean People's Army soldier defects to South Korea via the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). He was shot and injured by fellow North Korean soldiers as he crossed to the South Korean side at Panmunjom, and has been taken to hospital. 2017-11-13 (Context: DMZ, Panmunjeom)
North Korea reportedly deploys 300 new multiple launch rocket systems along the Korean Demilitarized Zone. 2016-04-24 (Context: DMZ, North Korea-South Korea relations)
North and South Korea exchange artillery fire over the border at Yeoncheon, prompting South Korea to order evacuations of its citizens in the area. 2015-08-20 (Context: DMZ, North Korea-South Korea relations)
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