Koreas agree to jointly fight tree diseases until March

October 22, 2018

SEOUL/KAESONG, Oct. 22 (Joint Press Corps-Yonhap) — South and North Korea agreed Monday to jointly combat tree diseases until March next year as part of efforts to intensify their forestry cooperation.

The agreement was made during talks held at their joint liaison office in the North’s border town of Kaesong.

The talks were led by Park Chong-ho, deputy minister of Korea Forest Service, and his North Korean counterpart, Kim Song-jun, a senior official of the ministry of environmental protection.