Two North Korean Nordic skiers have been invited to take part in next month's Pyeongchang Paralympics, and Pyongyang has agreed, said delegation head, Lee Joo-Tae before leaving forth the working-group level meeting which will be held on the North Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom
as scheduled at the Peace House, which is on the South Korean side of Panmunjom
in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), according to the Ministry of Unification.
Seoul - North Korea and South Korea have agreed to hold working-level talks at the Tongil Pavilion on the North Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom
on January 15, South Korea's unification ministry said in a statement on Saturday.
South Korea's unification ministry has proposed the talks to be held at the border village of Panmunjom
, located along the heavily militarised Demilitarised Zone (DMZ).
Negotiations between Pyongyang and Seoul started for the first time since 2015 in Panmunjom
village on the border of North and South Korea.
During the talks, the North Korean delegation said it would send an Olympic delegation, which includes officials, athletes, cheerleaders, journalists and others, South Korea's Vice Unification Minister Chun Hae-sung told reporters, according to media footage from the border village of Panmunjom
, the venue for the talks.
The two Koreas exchanged their proposals in the morning session of their talks at the shared border village of Panmunjom
to discuss the North's participation in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, slated for Feb.
During the talks in Panmunjom
earlier on Tuesday, North Korea suggested sending to the Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang its high-ranking representatives, a taekwondo demonstration team and its dancers and musicians.
Unification Ministry spokesman Baik Tae-hyun said North Korea has accepted Seoul's offer to meet at the border village of Panmunjom
to discuss how to cooperate on next month's Winter Olympics and how to improve overall ties.
A VERY DELICATE JOB" North Korean officials had effectively not answered the phone at Panmunjom
since February 2016.
The meeting is expected to be held at Panmunjom
, on the border.
Around 200,000 tourists visit Panmunjom