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South Korea: North agrees to meet for talks

By the CNN Staff
updated 10:48 PM EDT, Fri June 7, 2013
A South Korean soldier stands on a road linked to North Korea at a military checkpoint in Paju on Wednesday, April 3. North Korea has asked for talks to reopen the industrial complex, which is an important symbol of cooperation between the two countries. A South Korean soldier stands on a road linked to North Korea at a military checkpoint in Paju on Wednesday, April 3. North Korea has asked for talks to reopen the industrial complex, which is an important symbol of cooperation between the two countries.
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Seoul, South Korea (CNN) -- South Korea said Saturday that North Korea has agreed to meet Sunday for talks that will focus on reopening their shared industrial complex and other issues.

The talks are another sign of improvement in the severely strained relations between the two sides.

Pyongyang on Friday reconnected a hotline between the two sides that it had severed amid recent tensions.

North Korea set off months of tensions with a long-range rocket launch in December followed by an underground nuclear test in February.

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