Rival Korean officials meet to ease border tensions

August 23, 2015 3:06 AM

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Rival Korean officials meet to ease border tensions

SEOUL — South and North Korea held a high-level meeting at their border on Saturday, South Korean officials said, apparently temporarily easing a tense standoff that has prevailed since the countries exchanged artillery fire two days ago.

The meeting took place at the village of Panmunjom, said Kim Kyou-hyun, a senior aide to President Park Geun-hye of South Korea.

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