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Asian Games talks between North, South Korea break down
Asian Games talks between North, South Korea break down

Talks over North Korea’s participation in the Asian Games in Incheon broke down Thursday over issues including who would foot the expenses of the athletes' and cheerleaders' visit to South Korea.   Thursday’s meeting took place in the truce village of Panmunjom along the demilitarized zone that separates South and North Korea. It was the first meeting between the two Koreas in five months, and the first related to sports since 2008. The two sides spent the first part of the day exchanging their basic positions on the logistics of the North Koreans’ visit to the South for the sporting event in September, but North Korean delegates took umbrage with...

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