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North-South Red Cross Working Contact Made

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)

Pyongyang, September 17 (KCNA) -- An inter-Korean Red Cross working contact was made in Kaesong Friday.

At the contact the DPRK side recalled that it actively proposed arranging the reunion of separated families and relatives on the occasion of the Harvest Moon Day, guided by noble compatriotism and the spirit of humanitarianism. This was an expression of the DPRK's good will to promote reconciliation and unity and its positive intention to open a new phase of peace and reunification by settling the serious situation prevailing between the north and the south and implementing the north-south joint declarations, it stressed.

Then the DPRK side advanced a technical proposal regarding the date of arranging the reunion of separated families and relatives, its scope and the exchange of lists of those to be involved, etc. on the occasion of the Harvest Moon Day.

At the contact both sides agreed to hold the reunion of separated families and relatives at Mt. Kumgang resort from Oct. 21 to 27, have the next round of the working contact in Kaesong on Sep. 24 and further the discussion on other technical matters related to the reunion.



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