North, South Korea to hold reunions of families separated by war

London, Sept. 8 (ANI): North and South Korea have reached an agreement to hold reunions of the families separated by the Korean War following talks by Red Cross delegates from both nations.

According to Seoul’s unification ministry, one hundred mostly elderly people from each country will be reunited with their relatives on 20-26 October at the Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea, The Guardian reported.

The deal was struck between officials at the border village of Panmunjom.

Earlier, both countries agreed to push for the reunions after peace talks in August eased a standoff that had flared after a landmine explosion blamed on Pyongyang wounded two South Korean soldiers. (ANI)

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