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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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REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst SEOUL, June 30 (MENA) - The leaders of the two Koreas and the US gathered for the first time Sunday at the border village of Panmunjom, making history in Korean Peninsula issues, Yonhap reported.
President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), will meet in the inter-Korean border village of Panmunjom,Trendreports citing Xinhua.
It would be so much easier for everyone if Kim would just do the unexpected and meet Trump on the North-South line at Panmunjom on Sunday.
The inter-Korean railway cooperation is being done to implement the Panmunjom Declaration, which was signed by South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at an inter-Korean summit meeting in Panmunjom at the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) on April 27.
According to South Korea's defense official, North Korea has successfully removed 636 land mines from the truce village of Panmunjom, located near the Korean border.
TOKYO, Nov 12 (KUNA) -- North Korea has removed 636 land mines from the truce village of Panmunjom straddling the border with South Korea, Yonhap News Agency reported Monday.
The talks were led by South Korean Army Major General Kim Do-gyun and North Korean Lieutenant General An Ik San at the border village of Panmunjom within the DMZ.
Chung and the four other members of the South Korean delegation currently in North Korea visited Pyongyang in March for a meeting with the North Korean leader that eventually led to the historic summit between Moon and Kim in the border village of Panmunjom on April 27.
Moon and Kim have met face-to-face twice now, the first during a historic summit at the border truce village of Panmunjom in April.
He cited the recent Panmunjom Declaration for Peace and the Korean Unification which happened last April 2018.