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N. Korea agrees to hold family reunions with S. Korea

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North Korea said Sunday it has agreed to South Korea's proposal to hold reunions for families separated since the 1950-53 war.

The North has agreed to hold the event during the traditional Chuseok holiday that falls on September 19 as suggested by the South, Pyongyang's Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea said in a statement on official media.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130818/n-korea-agrees-hold-family-reunions-s-korea-0