Meeting of Korean Writers Held

Pyongyang, July 20 (KCNA) — A meeting of Korean writers was held here Wednesday to implement the June 15 joint declaration.

The meeting that brought together writers in the north and from the south and overseas was the first of its kind in the history of national division. It discussed the duty and role of writers of national literature in achieving national reunification under the banner of the June 15 joint declaration, the issues of forming the “June 15 association of writers of national literature” as a common organization of writers in the north and the south and overseas and instituting “June 15 Prize for Reunification Literature.”

The meeting underlined the significance of creating the association and instituting the prize and necessity to do so and pointed to the ways to realize them.

A declaration of the meeting of Korean writers was adopted at the meeting.

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