"We must deal a serious blow to the hostile forces who are mistakenly determined to bring us down with sanctions by advancing the socialist construction to a high level of self-reliance ."
Mesyuarat akan menilai kemajuan langkah penghapusan periuk api dan pos pengawal, pelarasan peralatan pengawasan dan pengesahan bersaling usaha pelucutan senjata.
Pertemuan terbaru akan diadakan di bahagian selatan perkampungan Panmunjom dalam Zon Bebas Tentera.
The group is the first to comply with a requirement to leave a demilitarised buffer zone.
South Korea’s defence ministry has said it plans to reduce guard posts and equipment along the demilitarised zone (DMZ) on its border with North Korea.
We need to peacefully resolve North Korea's nuclear issue.
As well as the Olympics, the two sides could bring up their own priority issues, which analysts say will be much more challenging.
The US chief executive, who the White House had previously said would not go to the symbolic spot, took off from the Yongsan military base in Seoul, but his helicopter then had to turn back due to fog.