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South Korea to Begin Survey on Separated Families

South Korea is launching a project to find out how many elderly citizens who once applied for reunions with their North Korean relatives are still alive or able to travel. The unprecedented effort to reach out to tens of thousands of seniors follows a rare inter-Korean agreement reached last week that ended a military standoff. Under that deal, the two Koreas agreed to take steps to reduce tension and encourage exchanges, including the resumption of reunions of families separated since...

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