On Friday, the two sides agreed to hold first official talks in more than two years. The meeting is expected to take place on Tuesday in the village of Panmunjom. On Saturday, South Korea proposed sending a five-member delegation led by Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon.
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North Korea's five-member delegation will be headed by Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea, the Yonhap news agency reported.
#Pyongyang names Ri Son Gwon to lead delegation at upcoming inter-Korean talks https://t.co/NmVoffhbw8 pic.twitter.com/DIauphcNwO— NorthKorea Newz (@NorthKorea_Newz) January 7, 2018
The situation on the Korean Peninsula worsened after the ballistic missile tests in North Korea.