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A former village located in what is now the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea just south of the 38th parallel. Truce negotiations for the Korean War were held here from October 1951 to July 27, 1953, when the truce was officially signed.


(Placename) a village in the demilitarized zone of Korea: site of truce talks leading to the end of the Korean War (1950–53)



a village on the border of North Korea and South Korea: site of truce talks ending the Korean War.
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The meeting of officials at the border truce village of Panmunjom came after the two sides signed an agreement in which Pyongyang expressed regret over landmine blasts near the border that wounded two South Korean soldiers.
The Red Cross talks began Monday morning in the border truce village of Panmunjom and, according to the South's Unification Ministry, ran through the night with only occasional breaks.
PANMUNJOM (TAP) - North and South Korea started talks at a border village Monday on resuming the reunions of families separated by the Korean War in the early 1950s, Seoul officials said.
The South's Red Cross suggested September seventh as the date for holding talks aiming to arrange for the families reunion in the border truce village of Panmunjom, said spokesman of the South Korean Ministry of Unification on Friday.
The negotiations are due to start at 6 pm local time (9:00 GMT) in Panmunjom, the demilitarized zone and de facto border between the two Koreas, RIA Novosti reported.
1953: The Korean Armistice was signed at Panmunjom.
Which war was ended by the ceasefire signed at Panmunjom in July 1953?
SEUL (CyHAN)- North and South Korea have begun bilateral general-level talks in the border village of Panmunjom, RIA Novosti reported referring to South Korean news agency Yonhap.
The South Korea's Unification Ministry told reporters Monday that representatives for both sides will meet Thursday at the border truce village of Panmunjom to discuss the North's participation in the Games.
A day after the collapse of preparations for inter-Korean talks, North Korea on Wednesday did not answer a call made by the South on the direct communication line that runs through the truce village of Panmunjom, the South's Unification Ministry said.
Panmunjom est l'endroit oE fut signe l'armistice qui a mis fin a la Guerre de Coree (1950-1953).
The talks were held in the village of Panmunjom, an abandoned village on the de facto border between North and South Korea.