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Today in Korean history

Today in Korean History 14:00 June 19, 2022

June 20

1962 -- The South Korean government puts an insurance system into effect.

1985 -- The two Koreas hold their third round of economic meetings at the border village of Panmunjom.

1990 -- An explosion on the Sea King, an oil tanker, in waters off Crete, Greece, kills five Korean sailors.

2005 -- Then South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun and then Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi hold a summit in Seoul where they make little progress in resolving a long-running diplomatic feud over Japan's Yasukuni Shrine, symbolizing Japan's wartime brutalities against Korea.

2019 -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un holds talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Pyongyang.

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