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Reunion of Separated Families and Relatives Closes

Mt. Kumgang Resort, June 30 (KCNA) — The 14th reunion of separated families and relatives which began on June 19 continued in Mt. Kumgang Resort.

The separated families and relatives from the north made a group reunion with those from the south on June 25.

Min Kyong Chun, Han Kyu Bin and others from the north told those from the south that all the people should turn out in the struggle for great national unity and the reunification of the country under the banner of “By our nation itself”.

Separated families and relatives from the north and the south had a group reunion on June 28.

They were overcome with deep emotion as they had longed to reunite with each other even in dreams. They talked with each other about the course of their life, inquired after those who were not able to join them and conveyed tidings from them.

Kim Yong Nam from the north, together with his wife, daughter and son, reunited with his mother and sister from the south, sharing warm kindred feelings.

He was happy to offer the 80th birthday spread to his mother and present wild insam, clothing materials and other souvenirs to his mother and sister. And he shared with them his pent-up inmost thoughts in a family atmosphere. He was also interviewed by south Korean reporters.

The separated families and relatives from the north and the south earnestly urged all other fellow countrymen to pool wisdom and energies and hand over a reunified country to posterity without fail.

After the group reunion kinsmen from the north and the south had family reunions.

Meanwhile, the Central Committee of the DPRK Red Cross Society and the Red Cross of south Korea gave a reception for them.

During their reunion arranged on the occasion of the 6th anniversary of the historic June 15 joint declaration, kinsmen from the north and the south had meals together in a harmonious family atmosphere and toured the scenic area of Samil Lagoon.

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