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North & South Korea to Ease Military Tensions

KOREANorth and South Korea agreed at an early stage Tuesday to end a military standoff that started a trade of ordnance fire and had tightened up pressure on one of the world’s most intensely sustained borders.

Under an understanding came to in the early hours, taking after over two days of talks, North Korea expressed regret over the late injuring of South Korean soldiers in landmine impacts and Seoul agreed to stop anti-Pyongyang purposeful publicity telecasts.

North Korea additionally agreed to end the “semi” condition of war it had announced. The two sides will hold subsequent converses with talk about a scope of issues on enhancing ties, the joint proclamation said.

Both sides started moving back elevated military stances at twelve (0300 GMT), Seoul’s protection service said. On Tuesday, the two sides also agreed to arrange reunions of families separated by the Korean War during upcoming autumn holidays and in future.

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