Soccer-South Korea gives North women green light for a Cup (Reuters)

SEOUL, July 5 (Reuters) – The South Korean government on Friday authorised the North Korean women’s soccer team to enter the South to take part in the East Asian Cup amid fresh attempts to ease tensions between the political rivals, its Unification Ministry said. The approval comes as the two Koreas, which remain technically at war under a truce that ended their 1950-53 conflict, plan to hold talks on Saturday on a jointly run industrial park that was once a symbol of reconciliation. …

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