South Korea proposes reunion in Sept for separated families
SEOUL (AP) - The South Korean president has proposed to North Korea that they hold a reunion next month for families still separated 60 years after the Korean War.
Ms Park Geun Hye's proposal on the day that two Koreas mark 1945 independence from Japanese colonisation followed moves a day earlier toward reopening a jointly-run factory park.
The Koreas agreed on Wednesday to actively make efforts to resume operations at Kaesong park, the last symbol of inter-Korean cooperation that remained shuttered since April.
Ms Park also asked North Korea to jointly build a peace park in the demilitarised zone in the border. The 1950-1953 war ended with a truce and no peace treaty was signed.