Travel Back to Normal in Koreas

By Jason Farago,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 1, 2009 6:52 AM CDT
South Korean soldiers stand guard as cargo trucks and vehicles wait to head to the North Korean city of Kaesong near the DMZ that separates the two Koreas.   (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)
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(Newser) – Travel between North and South Korea returned to normal today, eight months after Pyongyang clamped down on imports from the South. It's the latest sign of warming ties between the two Koreas, following a recent deal on reuniting separating families and the fight high-level diplomatic talks in two years. Negotiations last month between North Korea and South Korean automaker Hyundai led to the changes, reports CNN.