South and North Korea to hold workers’ football matches in August

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The two Koreas will hold another joint sporting
event next month,… this time in Seoul. The event brings together the main labor umbrellas…
for a soccer match at Sangam World Cup Stadium on August 11th. According to the South’s Federation of Korean
Trade Unions and the Korean Federation of Trade Unions,… a 65-member delegation from
Pyongyang will cross the border using the western land route. The game is intended to help implement the
April 27 Panmunjom Declaration, which focuses on expanding inter-Korean exchanges. This is the fourth event of its kind, following
the ones in Pyongyang in 1999, in the South Korean city of Changwon in 2007, and again
in Pyongyang in 2015.

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