N. Korea sends proposal to S. Korea for new reunion event of separated families

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Pyongyang (N. Korea), Sept. 11 (ANI): North Korea has sent a proposal to South Korea for holding a new reunion event for families separated on the two sides of the Korean Peninsula.

According to a KCNA news agency report, Jang Jae On, chairman of the Central Committee of the DPRK Red Cross Society made the proposal in a notice sent to Ryu Jong Ha, president of the South Korean Red Cross.

He suggested that the two organizations hold a working contact to facilitate the reunion as early as possible.

Xinhua quoted Jang, as saying that the two sides had "a good precedent" in which they have arranged more than a dozen of reunions of the separated families on the occasion of the traditional harvest moon day, "alleviating their pain and deepening the kinship."

He proposed to hold the new reunion event at North Korea's Mt. Kumgang resort on the coming harvest moon day, which falls on September 22. (ANI)

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