September 19, 2020

Top DPRK official calls for Mt. Kumgang, KIC reopening at inter-Korean event

Speech comes on second day of events marking October 4 Declaration anniversary

Seoul and Pyongyang must resume cooperation at the Kaesong Industrial Complex (KIC) and Mount Kumgang to make a "new turning point" in inter-Korean relations, senior DPRK official Ri Son Gwon said in Pyongyang on Friday.

The speech came at the two Koreas' first-ever joint commemorative event marking the 2007 October 4 Declaration at Pyongyang's People's Palace of Culture, according to the Joint Press Corps Pyongyang, with over 3000 people in attendance.