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North and South Korea seek better ties at rare high-level talks

Head of the North Korean high-level delegation, Won Tong Yon (C) crosses the concrete border which separates the two Koreas at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone, north of Seoul February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Unification Ministry/Yonhap

Head of the North Korean high-level delegation, Won Tong Yon (C) crosses the concrete border which separates the two Koreas at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone, north of Seoul February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Unification...more

Head of the North Korean high-level delegation, Won Tong Yon (C) crosses the concrete border which separates the two Koreas at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone, north of Seoul February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Unification Ministry/Yonhap
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Head of the North Korean high-level delegation, Won Tong Yon (3rd L) shakes hands with his South Korean counterpart Kim Kyou-hyun (2nd R) during their talks at the Peace House on the southern side of the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone, north of Seoul February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Unification Ministry/Yonhap

Head of the North Korean high-level delegation, Won Tong Yon (3rd L) shakes hands with his South Korean counterpart Kim Kyou-hyun (2nd R) during their talks at the Peace House on the southern side of the truce village of Panmunjom in the...more

Head of the North Korean high-level delegation, Won Tong Yon (3rd L) shakes hands with his South Korean counterpart Kim Kyou-hyun (2nd R) during their talks at the Peace House on the southern side of the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone, north of Seoul February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Unification Ministry/Yonhap
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Head of the North Korean high-level delegation, Won Tong Yon (L) talks with his South Korean counterpart Kim Kyou-hyun (R) during their talks at the Peace House on the southern side of the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone, north of Seoul February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Unification Ministry/Yonhap

Head of the North Korean high-level delegation, Won Tong Yon (L) talks with his South Korean counterpart Kim Kyou-hyun (R) during their talks at the Peace House on the southern side of the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone, north...more

Head of the North Korean high-level delegation, Won Tong Yon (L) talks with his South Korean counterpart Kim Kyou-hyun (R) during their talks at the Peace House on the southern side of the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone, north of Seoul February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Unification Ministry/Yonhap
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Head of the North Korean high-level delegation, Won Tong Yon (L) shakes hands with his South Korean counterpart Kim Kyou-hyun upon his arrival at the Peace House on the southern side of the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone, north of Seoul February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Unification Ministry/Yonhap

Head of the North Korean high-level delegation, Won Tong Yon (L) shakes hands with his South Korean counterpart Kim Kyou-hyun upon his arrival at the Peace House on the southern side of the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone, north...more

Head of the North Korean high-level delegation, Won Tong Yon (L) shakes hands with his South Korean counterpart Kim Kyou-hyun upon his arrival at the Peace House on the southern side of the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarised zone, north of Seoul February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Unification Ministry/Yonhap
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