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Unification minister proposes talks with N. Korea on separated families

By Yonhap

Published : Sept. 8, 2022 - 10:11

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Unification Minister Kwon Young-se (Yonhap) Unification Minister Kwon Young-se (Yonhap)

South Korea's unification minister on Thursday proposed talks with North Korea to discuss the issue of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War.

Kwon Young-se issued a statement offering inter-Korean dialogue on the eve of the Chuseok holiday, which is one of the biggest annual celebrations for both South and North Koreans. (Yonhap)