North and South Korea have agreed to hold working talks on Wednesday. According to South Korea unification ministry, Pyongyang asked for the meeting to be held at Peace House on the South Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone.

Meanwhile, North Korea agreed to send 140-strong orchestra to perform during the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month. This was agreed during talks held today between officials of the two Koreas at the border truce village of Panmunjom.