Widow of Ex-South Korean Leader Travels to North Korea

August 5, 2015 3:21 AM

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SEOUL, South Korea — The 92-year-old widow of late South Korean President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kim Dae-jung has left for North Korea for a four-day visit.

There are hopes among some South Koreans that Lee Hee-ho's trip could help ease continuing tension between the rival Koreas.

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