SEOUL, April 15 (UPI) — Days away from North and South Korea’s first summit in more than a decade, officials are finalizing arrangements this week.
Yonhap reported Sunday that an additional working-level meeting will be held Wednesday at the Tongilgak, a North Korean building at the Panmunjom truce village on the inter-Korean border.
After the protocol, security, media coverage and other technical details of the summit are finalized during the talks, a high-level meeting is expected between South Korea’s Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon and Ri Son-gwon, chairman of the North’s agency for inter-Korean affairs.
Seoul has announced, “Peace, a New Beginning,” will be the slogan for the inter-Korean talks.
Presidential spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom told reporters Sunday that the slogan indicates the start of world peace through the first inter-Korean meeting in 11 years, followed by the first-ever summit between the United States and North Korea.
The South’s organizing committee for the cross-border talks will also launch a web page to post updates in real time, in efforts to initiate public communication and transparency, News 1 reported.
The website will be accessible starting Tuesday at www.koreasummit.kr.