demilitarized zone :
- n a zone from which military forces or operations or installations are prohibited
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- North-South Korean High-Level Talks Canceled
South Korea says the first high-level talks with the North in years will not occur as scheduled. A group of North Korean government officials had been expected to make a rare trip across the demilitarized zone to the South Korean capital on Wednesday. The first talks in years between high-level officials of the two Koreas will not begin Wednesday. Unification Ministry spokesman Kim Hyung-suk ...
June 11, 2013 - Voice of America
- At 'Truce Village,' North, South Korea set stage for cabinet-level talks
North and South Korea inched closer to resetting their strained relations Sunday as delegations met face-to-face to lay the foundation for the first cabinet-level talks in six years.The meeting at the “Truce Village” of Panmunjom in the Korean Demilitarized Zone — so-called because the armistice that brought the 1950-53 Korean War to a close was signed there — signaled that the two countries may ...
June 9, 2013 - MSNBC
- First Inter-Korean Talks in Two Years Scheduled for Sunday
North and South Korea have agreed to a date and venue for talks on a pair of stalled joint commercial projects. South Korea's Unification Ministry says Pyongyang agreed on Saturday to meet Sunday at the truce village of Panmunjom in the heavily-guarded Demilitarized Zone separating the two foes. This marks a significant thawing of the chill on the peninsula where tension has been high in recent ...
June 8, 2013 - Voice of America