PANMUNJOM (North Korea) • Captain Han Guk Chol's stony no-nonsense demeanour comes from having spent 14 years in the Korean People's Army, eight of them at the truce village of Panmunjom.
But his steely facade cracked and his eyes lit up on finding out he was speaking to a Singapore journalist who was in Seoul in April to cover the first inter-Korea summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
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