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27 June, Thursday

Two Koreas sign military agreement on reducing tensions

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The two Koreas signed a comprehensive military agreement Wednesday on reducing tensions and preventing accidental clashes, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

Defense Minister Song Young-moo and his North Korean counterpart No Kwang-Chol signed the agreement in Pyongyang, it said.

North Korea also agreed to take specific denuclearization steps for the first time, including the permanent closure of facilities at Yongbyon, said South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

North Korean chairman Kim Jong-un also said he and Moon agreed to remove all nuclear weapons and threats from the Korean Peninsula, Yonhap reported.



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