Seoul, Sep 17(ANI): South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) have began a round of Red Cross talks over reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War.
According to Xinhua, a team of 14 South Korean officials met their DPRK counterparts in the border town of Kaesong on Friday.
The meeting comes after the DPRK proposed working-level contacts to discuss family reunions.
The South Korean delegation is expected to have suggested holding the event on a regular basis for humanitarian reasons.
The relations between the two countries reached the lowest level in years after Seoul blamed Pyongyang for the sinking of a South Korean warship in March.
Forty-six South Korean sailors were killed in the alleged torpedo attack. (ANI)