North, South Korea officials start talks on joint zone

By REUTERS
July 6, 2013 08:04

 
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SEOUL - North and South Korean officials met on Saturday to find a way to reopen a jointly run industrial zone, a rare source of steady cash for the impoverished North, a month after their last attempt at dialogue collapsed in acrimony over protocol.

The South Korean government has been under pressure from the owners of the 123 smaller companies that run factories at the Kaesong industrial park, which sits just minutes from the heavily armed border, to find a compromise to reopen it.

"We will focus on the agenda and try to work on building confidence and cooperation starting with small issues and try our best to channel that to bigger confidence and cooperation," South Korean chief delegate Suh Ho told reporters before the talks.

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