This photo from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) taken on December 23, 2017 and released on December 24, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un during the 5th Conference of the Workers' Party of Korea Cell Chairpersons.
South Korea: North Korea agrees to talks
01:18 - Source: CNN

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Pyongyang agrees to resume long-neglected talks with Seoul

Face-to-face talks will take place next week in village of Panmunjom in DMZ

Seoul, South Korea CNN  — 

North Korea has accepted South Korea’s proposal for official talks in what will be the first high-level contact between the two countries in more than two years.

South Korean Unification Ministry spokesman Baik Tae-hyun told reporters Friday that North Korea informed Seoul by fax that it has accepted the offer to initiate talks.

The person-to-person talks will be held Tuesday – the day after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s birthday – at the Peace House in the village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, Baik said.