Kwon Hyok Bong, director of the Arts and Performance Bureau in North Korea's Culture Ministry, shakes hands with Lee Woo-sung, head of the culture and arts policy office at the culture ministry, during their meeting at Tongilgak in Panmunjom

Kwon Hyok Bong, director of the Arts and Performance Bureau in North Korea’s Culture Ministry, shakes hands with Lee Woo-sung, head of the culture and arts policy office at the culture ministry, during their meeting at Tongilgak in Panmunjom

Kwon Hyok-bong, director of the Arts and Performance Bureau in North Korea's Culture Ministry, shakes hands with Lee Woo-sung, head of the culture and arts policy office at the Culture Ministry, during their meeting in the truce village of Panmunjom, North Korea, on January 15, 2018. Photo: The Unification Ministry / Yonhap via Reuters

January 15, 2018 6:59 PM (UTC+8)