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S Korea proposes meeting with N Korea to discuss Olympics

AP  |  Seoul 

said today it has proposed a meeting with next week to discuss details of its participation in next month's Pyeongchang in the South. The said it suggested holding the meeting on Monday at the border village of with a delegation of three South Korean officials. Earlier this week, the two Koreas held their first talks in about two years at the border village.

They agreed to hold military talks and restore a military hotline. The North also agreed to send a large delegation of officials, athletes, cheerleaders, journalists and others to in Pyeongchang. The accords were widely viewed as a positive step following a year of escalating tension over North Korea's rapidly advancing nuclear and missile programs.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 22:25 IST