July 11, 2020

North Korea abruptly calls off Shenyang meetings with South Korean NGOs
Reason for DPRK side's sudden cancellation unclear, ROK representatives say

Update at 0055 KST: After an abrupt cancellation, the South Korean Committee for the Implementation for the June 15 Joint Declaration Thursday night said it had a working-level meeting with the North Korean and overseas branches in Shenyang.

North Korean officials on Thursday withdrew from a series of planned working-level meetings with South Korean civic groups set to be held in China this week, several Seoul-based NGOs who were set to participate in those talks confirmed to NK News.