North and South Korea to hold top level talks

Seoul, Aug 22: In a bid to reduce tensions, North and South Korea have decide to hold top level talks on Saturday, media reported.

According to BBC reports, leaders of North and South Korea will meet at the Panmunjom truce village on the border on Saturday, the Blue House (South Korea's presidential office) officials said.

North, South Korea to hold talks

Semi state of war was declared by North Korea following an exchange of fire on Thursday.

North Korea also threatened to take "strong military action" if the South Korea failed to stop border loudspeaker broadcasts.

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Reports also claimed that South Korean side will be represented by presidential national security adviser Kim Kwang-jin and Unification Minister Hong Yong-pyo, while North Korean side will be represented by senior officials Hwang Pyong So and Kim Yang Gon.

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