Monday, December 04, 2006

South, North Korean journalist associations meet for first time : National : Home:

"Journalist associations from South and North Korea met for the first time in 61 years on Wednesday to discuss ways to promote inter-Korean exchanges and reconciliation.

The meeting at Mt. Geumgang, a scenic resort on North Korea's east coast, brought together 115 journalists from South Korea and 50 from the North, according to the Seoul-based Journalists Association of Korea (JAK).

The South Korean journalists at the meeting were from news agencies, newspapers and online media, along with producers from broadcasting companies, while North Korean reporters from official media such as the Rodong Sinmun, the organ of the North's ruling Worker's Party of Korea, the Korean Central News Agency and Radio Pyongyang participated."

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