Pyongyang gives South Korea two Pungsan hunting dogs as a gift

October 1, 2018 at 1:17

Mutual Approach:
Pyongyang gives South Korea two Pungsan hunting dogs as a gift

A Pungsan dog, one year old, given by South Korean President Moon Jae In in North Korea.
Photo: AFP / HANDOUT

Seoul The signs of a thaw are increasing in the division of the Korean Peninsula. Now North Korea has given the president of the South Korean two dogs.

In an effort to relieve ties with Seoul, Pyongyang gave South Korean president Moon Jae In two North Korean Pungsan dogs.

As the Moons' office announced on Sunday, the two over a year of dogs arrived at their receiver this Thursday. They passed the border town of Panmunjom together with three kilograms of dog food so that the animals can "solve".

The dogs with thick white skins, pointed ears and brown eyes are considered loyal and intelligent. They belong to the National Cultural Heritage of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

North Korea has given a pair of hunting dogs to its South Korean neighbor. Dogs are considered a cultural symbol.
Photo: AFP / HANDOUT

The North announced its friendship at the third meeting this year between the Moon and the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in mid-September in Pyongyang. Both countries also agreed to compete in international sports competitions such as the 2020 Olympics and compete jointly in the Olympics in 2032.

During the mutual approach, Kim also agreed to close Tongchang Ri testing facilities for rocket propulsion.

Pres Moon (@ moonriver365): "They left taking the first steps". " #InterKoreanSummit #peace pic.twitter.com/Rs5a3y3Kp5– The office of President Moon Jae-in (@TheBlueHouseENG) September 20, 2018

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