Pyongyang, Seoul discuss security ahead of Kim-Moon summit


Seoul, April 5: North and South Korea on Thursday began a working meeting on the border, to establish protocols and security measures for a scheduled summit between leaders of the two countries on April 27. The meeting was being held in the Joint Security Area, a spokesman for the South Korean presidential office told Efe news. Thursday’s meeting was initially scheduled for Wednesday, but was postponed by a day on a request by North Korea, which however did not offer any reason for the delay. The South Korean delegation was led by Kim Sang-gyun, a senior official of the tiol Intelligence Service, while the North Korean team was headed by Kim Chang-son, an official of the State Affairs Commission. Besides protocol and security for the summit, both parties will also discuss media arrangements. (IANS)