Discussions between North and South Korea continue

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Discussions between officials of North and South Korea have continued for a second night, They are trying to come to an agreement to end an ongoing border stand-off between the two countries.

The first session of discussion lasted 10 hours, finishing just before dawn on Sunday. No details as to what exactly was said have been released.

Officials from the countries are meeting at the Panmunjom truce village on the border.

The talks started before a deadline that had been set by North Korea to make the South to stop broadcasting anti-communist messages.

It wants banks of loudspeakers which have been blasting news bulletins, weather forecasts and music coming from the South to be taken away. These types of announcements are banned in North Korea.

As the second round of discussion began on Sunday afternoon, South Korea’s military said the North was building up armed forces and submarines.

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