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South Korea, DPRK to hold working-level military talks on
February 8, 2011
February 1, 2011
South Korea and the Democratic People
's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will hold working-level military
talks on Feb. 8, Seoul's Ministry of National Defense said Tuesday.
The DPRK sent a message to the defense ministry earlier in
the day, proposing to hold the working-level military talks on
Feb. 8, the ministry said, adding that it accepted the request
in a reply message.
The meeting will take place at the truce village of Panmunjom
and is aimed at setting the date, place and agenda for high-level
The two sides agreed last month to hold high-level military
Seoul proposed holding the working-level talks on February
11, in what would be their first contact since the Pyongyang's
shelling of a border island last November.
The agreement between the two sides came after South Korea
rejected the DPRK's proposal on Monday to push the date for the
working-level military talks to Feb. 1.
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