South Korea and the DPRK held bilateral telephone negotiations
Moscow. 3 Jan. INTERFAX.RU — Representatives of South Korea and North Korea for the first time in nearly two years, held telephone talks on the restored “hot line” connection, passes on Wednesday Agency “Renhap”.
“The representative of North Korea first made contact with South Korea”, — quotes Agency the extract from the statement of the South Korean Ministry of unification.
Earlier in Pyongyang ordered the reinstatement “hot line” communication at the border village of Panmunjom.
Details of the telephone conversation of the parties is not given.
It is expected that another topic of the talks between Pyongyang and Seoul could be the participation of the North Korean national team in the Olympic games in Pyeongchang, which will take place in February of this year.
On the eve of the Seoul proposed to Pyongyang to hold a January 9 meeting at high level to discuss ways to improve relations.