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North Korea accepts talks offer from South Korea, meeting to be held Jan 9

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North and South Korea will hold official talks on Jan 9, South Korea's unification ministry said on Friday, after Pyongyang sent a statement accepting Seoul's offer for talks next week.

[SEOUL] North and South Korea will hold official talks on Jan 9, South Korea's unification ministry said on Friday, after Pyongyang sent a statement accepting Seoul's offer for talks next week.

The agenda will include the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics as well as other issues of mutual interest, ministry spokesman Baik Tae Hyun told a regular briefing.

REUTERS

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