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North Korea Crisis

Two Koreas agree to open liaison office in North's Kaesong complex

General-level military talks to be held near border on June 14

SEOUL -- South and North Korea agreed Friday to launch a joint liaison office inside the Kaesong Industrial Complex located to the north of their border in the near future, keeping up the mood of detente on the peninsula as the administration in Pyongyang prepares for an unprecedented summit with the U.S. leadership in Singapore on June 12.

South Korea's Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon met with his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon at the border village of Panmunjom, where they discussed a wide range of joint projects, from military and humanitarian issues to sports and cultural exchanges.

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