South Korea, DPRK hold Red Cross talks on family reunion

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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)

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