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Pompeo, North Korea disagree on fruitfulness of talks

by Mickey McLean
Posted 7/07/18, 11:34 am

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday wrapped up two days of talks in Pyongyang with senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chol, but the two sides offered conflicting reactions to the fruitfulness of the meetings. Before departing, Pompeo said the talks were “productive,” conducted in “good faith,” and that “a great deal of progress” had been made in some areas. But he added that “there’s still more work to be done” in other areas.

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Under pressure

International | South Korean government restrictions are hurting North Korean defector-led rights groups and missionary organizations
by Julia A. Seymour
Posted 7/03/18, 03:18 pm

The effort to make peace between North and South Korea is coming at a price for defectors, human rights groups, and missionary organizations based in South Korea.

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North, South Korea to hold family reunions

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/22/18, 10:29 am

North and South Korea will hold temporary reunions in August for families separated by the Korean War in the latest reconciliatory move between the two nations, officials confirmed Friday. The decision came after a nine-hour meeting between delegates from both countries. South Korea’s Unification Ministry said the reunions will take place from Aug. 20 to Aug. 26 at North Korea’s Diamond Mountain resort. Both countries will send 100 participants.

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