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Koreas to hold second meeting of joint road research group Monday

2018/11/09 11:14

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SEOUL, Nov. 9 (Yonhap) -- South and North Korea plan to hold a second meeting of their joint road research group on Monday in the North's border city of Kaesong, the Ministry of Unification said Friday.

Lee Eugene, deputy spokeswoman of the ministry, said that the agreement was reached after North Korea proposed the second meeting on inter-Korean road connection and modernization via the inter-Korean liaison office.

At the meeting, to be held at the liaison office in Kaesong, the two Koreas will discuss various agenda items, including a joint survey of cross-border roads along the east coast, Lee said.

Five ranking officials from South Korea's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport will meet with their North Korean counterparts at the Monday meeting, she added.

"The government will faithfully discuss inter-Korean joint research on road connection and modernization," she said.

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