Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon (R) shakes hands with Ri Son-gwon, the chairman of North Korea's Committee for Peaceful Reunification
The head of North Korea's delegation to high-level inter-Korean talks today says Seoul and Pyongyang have become very close friends.
Ri Son-gwon, the chairman of the North's Committee for Peaceful Reunification, made the comment during opening remarks this morning.
Seoul's Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, meanwhile, noted how inter-Korean relations have improved compared to a year ago.
The two sides discussed preparations for a third summit between their leaders during the morning session, which ended around 11:10 a.m.
They were expected to resume talks this afternoon to further discuss the implementation of the Panmunjom Declaration, including economic cooperation issues.■
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