Seoul, Oct 4 (AP) A South Korean government delegation has flown to North Korea to jointly celebrate the anniversary of a 2007 inter-Korean summit and potentially engage in further peace talks.Also Read - Texas Abortion Ban Stays in Force as Justices Mull Outcome

Seoul’s Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon said before his departure Thursday the visit will be an opportunity to solidify “reconciliation, cooperation and peace” between the rivals. Also Read - US: 30-year High Inflation Rate May Put Dent on Thanksgiving Holiday

The delegation also includes the son of late South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, who participated in the 2007 summit with North Korea’s then-leader Kim Jong Il, the late father of current ruler Kim Jong Un. Also Read - Half of US Covid Vax Hesitant Unlikely to Change Their Mind: Survey

The visit comes as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo prepares to make his fourth visit to Pyongyang on Sunday with the aim of setting up a second summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.(AP) AMS AMS

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