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South and North Korea exchange the results of searches for separated family members ahead of the family reunions

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장수민
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2018-07-25
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Ahead of the family reunions scheduled for August 20-26 at the North’s scenic resort in Mt. Geumgang, South and North Korean liaison officers exchanged the results of searches for separated family members at Panmunjeom at 11:00 a.m. on July 25.

The South found that, of 200 people requested by the North, 122 persons are alive in the South and seven are dead. The North confirmed that, of 250 people requested by the South, 122 persons are alive in the North and 41 are dead.

On July 3, the two Koreas exchanged the lists of family reunion candidates to confirm if the relatives are still alive. For 22 days, agencies from the South worked together to confirm the survival or death of the 200 family members requested by the North.

The South will select the final 100 participants based on the search results, and the South and the North will exchange the final lists of 100 people from each side at Panmunjeom on August 4.

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