North Korea

Families in North Korea and South Korea Prepare to Meet at Reunion

First reunions took place in 1985


SEOUL, Aug. 29 (UPI) — North and South Korea gave lists to one another of the names of citizens who wish to meet their families on the opposite side of the border, officials said.

The lists were exchanged in preparation for reunions scheduled for 100 people from both Koreas to take place in September, Yonhap news agency reported Thursday.

The Korea National Red Cross said it sent a list of 250 South Koreans to the North that wished to participate and the North sent a list of 200 names to the South.