North Korea returns interloper over border

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North Korea returns interloper over border

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North Korean soldiers, left, and their South Korean counterparts, stand guard at Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone
North Korean soldiers, left, and their South Korean counterparts, stand guard at Panmunjom in the Demilitarized ZoneYonhap via Associated Press

Seoul A South Korean who illegally entered the North last month has been released as relations appear to thaw. The man, aged 60, was repatriated through the demilitarised zone. South Koreans must seek approval from their unification ministry before contacting North Koreans or crossing the border. The ministry said that it was investigating how and why he reached the North and thanked its officials for returning him. The two sides began talks with the United Nations command yesterday over demilitarising the border. (Reuters)

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