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Seoul, Pyongyang agree to restore military communication lines

14 June 2018

North and South Korea agreed on 14 June to completely restore their military communication lines during their first general-grade military talks in more than a decade, the Yonhap news agency has reported, citing a joint statement.

The meeting, which came just two days after US President Donald Trump said he would suspend joint US–South Korean military exercises following a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, also featured talks on demilitarising the inter-Korean truce village of Panmunjom on a trial basis, according to the report.

Major General Kim Do-gyun led South Korea’s five-member delegation, while the North’s side was represented by Lieutenant General An Ik-san, Yonhap reported.

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