SEOUL, Oct. 4 (Yonhap) -- The following is a chronology of events leading up to North Korea sending a senior delegation to the closing ceremony of the Incheon Asian Games.
Feb. 25: President Park Geun-hye is sworn into office.
March 8: North Korea unilaterally scraps non-aggression pact with Seoul, cuts off contact through the truce village of Panmunjom.
April 8: North Korea pulls workers from the inter-Korean economic zone in Kaesong causing a shut down in operations.
July 10: Two Koreas engage in talks to restart tours to the Mount Kumgang resort, begins working-level talks to arrange reunions for separated families.
Sept. 16: Kaesong complex resumes operations.
Jan. 1: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un calls for creating atmosphere conducive to better inter-Korean relations.
Jan. 6: Park Geun-hye stresses unification can be a "bonanza" for the Korean people and calls for family reunions around the time of the Lunar New Year.
Jan. 16: North Korea proposes halting hostile military action directed at the other side and stopping mud-slinging.
Feb. 12: South and North Korea hold a senior officials meeting to discuss family reunions.
Feb. 20-25: Family reunions are held at Mt. Kumgang resort in North Korea.
March 28: Park announces her "Dresden proposal" for unification in Germany.
April 12: North Korea lashes out at "Dresden proposal."
July 7: North Korea says it will send cheerleading squad to Incheon Asian Games.
Aug. 11: The South Korean government proposes holding a second high-ranking officials meeting.
Aug. 28: North Korea says it will not send a cheerleading squad to the 2014 Incheon Asian Games.
Sept. 11: North Korean athletes arrive in Incheon for the Asiad.
Sept. 24: President Park raises North Korean human rights issue at the United Nations.
Oct. 4: North Korea sends Hwang Pyong-so, Choe Ryong-hae and Kim Yang-gon to the closing ceremony of the Asian Games.