They had a round of negotiations on the North's art performance group Monday at the Tongilgak, a North Korean pavilion at Panmunjom
Inter-Korean talks are held alternately at the Peace House, which is on the South Korean side of Panmunjom
in the demilitarized zone, and Tongil Pavilion in the North.
A unification ministry official said, "Liaison officers of the two sides put their communication channel at the border village of Panmunjom
into operation for the day with a phone call at 9:32 a.
A North Korean soldier late last year defected to the South across Panmunjom
amid a hail of bullets fired by his comrades.
The first round of dialogue on mending ties between Seoul and Pyongyang was held on Tuesday morning in the Panmunjom
inhabited community located on the border between the two countries.
is also the location of the Joint Security Area USA), until recently the only crossing point between North and South Korea.
The last and possibly the most enduring symbol of an ideological conflict involving communism and the free world, is a small village, Panmunjom
, located just 56 miles north of Seoul in territory held by North Korea.
and South Korean soldiers of "deliberate provocations" by aiming their lights at North Korean guard posts at Panmunjom
since Friday evening.
1953: The Korean Armistice was signed at Panmunjom
At their earnest requests, our side again seriously notifies your side of our decision to send them to Seoul via Panmunjom
(TAP) - North and South Korea started talks at a border village Monday on resuming the reunions of families separated by the Korean War in the early 1950s, Seoul officials said.
This could imply that North Korea disconnected the telephone line and fax running through the truce village of Panmunjom
, a ministry official said on condition of anonymity.