Report: Two Koreas to hold summit

Updated: 2007-08-08 08:28

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il returns a salute as he reviews a military parade in Pyongyang in this October 10, 2005 file photo. [Reuters]

South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun gives a statement regarding the kidnapped South Koreans in Afghanistan, at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul July 21, 2007.[Reuters]

SEOUL, South Korea - The leaders of North and South Korea will meet for their second-ever summit later this month, Yonhap news agency reported Wednesday, reprising the historic 2000 meeting that launched unprecedented reconciliation between the two longtime foes.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun will convene in Pyongyang for the summit from Aug. 28-30, Yonhap reported.

The only other summit between the two Koreas was in June 2000, when Kim met then-South Korean President Kim Dae-jung also in Pyongyang.


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