Aug. 22 - South Korean business people cross into the North to prepare to re-open factories at the joint Kaesong industrial park. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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South Korean business men and women crossed the border into North Korea on Thursday (August 22) to prepare for the reopening of the shuttered Kaesong Industrial Park.
Last week, South and North Korea agreed to resume operations at their troubled joint industrial park after a series of talks on the fate of the rivals' last symbol of economic cooperation.
According to the South Korean Unification Ministry, 253 people left the transit office for Kaesong at 0000gmt on Thursday to inspect facilities at the park.
In April, Pyongyang pulled its 53,000 workers out of the park at the height of nuclear tensions between the two sides.
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