Family Reunions Likely to Go Ahead

      October 05, 2015 12:08

      North Korea is proceeding with preparations for reunions of families separated by the Korean War, despite a recent threat to cancel them after President Park Geun-hye's speech at the UN General Assembly.

      The two Koreas earlier agreed to exchange the final lists of participants on Thursday. A Unification Ministry official on Sunday said, "The agreement on family reunions is being implemented as scheduled."

      The reunions will take place at a dedicated center at Mt. Kumgang on Oct. 20-26.

      Still, in September 2013 the North canceled reunions just two days before they were to take place, so nothing is certain.

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