February 25, 2024

Koreas to begin connecting rail, roads between late November and early December

Talks also see two sides agree to begin joint "research" into broader economic cooperation

Pyongyang and Seoul on Monday agreed to push for a groundbreaking ceremony connecting and modernizing inter-Korean road and rail to take place between late November and early December.

In a joint press statement following high-level talks at Panmunjom, the two Koreas said the ceremony would connect transport infrastructure on the eastern and western coast of the peninsula within the year - a key agreement in last month's Pyongyang agreement.