Tag: Panmunjom

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  • UN welcomes US-North Korea dialogue announcement

    UN welcomes US-North Korea dialogue announcement

    "The UN Secretary-General welcomes the meetings in Panmunjom involving the leaders of North Korea, South Korea and the US, particularly the announcement that the North Korea and the US will resume working-level dialogue," Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for Guterres, said in a statement.

    July 1, 2019
  • Koreas agree to modernise, connect railways and roads across borders

    Koreas agree to modernise, connect railways and roads across borders

    The agreements were reached during high-level talks at the truce village of Panmunjom between South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon and his North Korean counterpart, Ri Son-gwon.

    October 15, 2018
  • Coming together

    Coming together

    The Korean armistice of 1953 was concluded in the ‘truce-village’ of Panmunjom. This signified the divide between North and South Korea. In 2018, Panmunjom was also the venue for the summit between the South Korean President, Moon Jae-in, and his North Korean counterpart, Kim Jong-un. Both advanced a pledge on reunification. Despite the recent statement …

    May 23, 2018
  • Between optimists and sceptics

    Between optimists and sceptics

    The optimists see the historic events of 27 April in the Peace Village in the demilitarised zone at Panmunjom, Korea, which happens to be the only contact point between two countries but one nation, as the foundation for a permanent reconciliation and enduring peace. The sceptics would like to agree but attach a rider of …

    May 5, 2018
  • South Korea proposes high-level dialogue with Pyongyang

    South Korea proposes high-level dialogue with Pyongyang

    South Korean authorities on Tuesday proposed a high-level dialogue with North Korea on January 9 in the truce village of Panmunjom. “The government proposes holding a senior-level inter-governmental dialogue of the South and the North (Koreas) on January 9 at the Peace House in Panmunjom,” Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon told a press conference. The Peace …

    January 2, 2018