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Asia Pacific Surprise apology by North Korea as historic talks end fruitfully

Pyongyang agreed to apologize for laying mines in the DMZ, while South Korea pledged to halt its propaganda broadcasts. The sides also agreed to meet again soon. 

The South Korean Unification Ministry via AP

After the longest consecutive talks ever held between North and South Korea, the two sides came to an historic agreement early Tuesday defusing tensions that could have ignited a wider armed conflict.

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