North Korea and South Korea want to for the first time in almost three years organize meetings between families in the Korean War (1950-1953) were separated.
The family gatherings will be from 20 to 26 August to take place, again in the Kumganggebergte, on the border between the two countries. This is evident from a joint statement by both sides after talks on humanitarian issues Friday in a recreational area in the mountains.
The new meetings between separated family members are part of agreements South Korean president, Moon Jae-in and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during their meeting at the end of april. The last time family members together in this way could meeting, was in October of 2015.