Koreas confirm date for First Inter-Korean Summit since 2017

In a historic meet, the officials from North and South Korea have finalised the meeting of first Inter-Korean Summit ever since 2007. April 27 has been agreed as the date for the D-day. The official announcement came after the preparatory talks took place between high-level officials from both the nations in the border village of Panmunjom which falls under the Demilitarised zone.

The teams of officials were headed by South Korean unification minister Cho Myoung-gyon and North Korean delegation by Chairman of Agency of Inter-Korean affairs Ri Son-gwon. The Inter-Korean Summit which will be held on April 27, will be third such Summit which will take place after Korean War in 1950-53 and is expected to be attended by Kim Jong-Un and Moon Jae-in. The meeting is scheduled to be held at the Peace House towards the south of Panmunjom is going to be a significant diplomatic event and a step forward towards North Korean denuclearisation.

Another high-level meeting will be held before the Summit to hold discussions and finalise issues related to security, protocol and the media-coverage. A musical performance in early April by South Korean dancers will precede the talks.

 

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