North, South Korea to restore railway, road connections severed during Korean War


<pNorth and South KoreaNorth KoreaAdd Interest<pDelegations from the two Koreas set out a plan for the transportation(MORE: South Korean president to fly to North Korea for 1st time to continue nuclear talks)<p

<p“South and North had a sincere discussion and agreed on action plans to carry out the September Pyongyang joint declaration and to develop inter-Korean relations to a higher level,” South Korea’s unification minister Cho Myoung-gyon and North Korean counterpart Ri Son-gwon announced together after the meeting at the Peace House in the border village of Panmunjom.

<pRepresentatives from the two sides said joint inspections of railways will start this month and a groundbreaking ceremony for the transportation project will be held between the end of November and the beginning of December.




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<pOfficials from the two countries also made appointments to discuss other planned projects, including online reunions for families separated on either side of the North-South border, joint sport events, performances by the North’s art troupes, and support for North Korea's forestry.