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Posted : 2013-07-25 22:17
Updated : 2013-07-25 22:17

Armistice celebration

National Assembly Speaker Kang Chang-hee, sixth from right in front row, poses with guests during a banquet to honor the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice at his official residence in Seoul, Wednesday. The guests include Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin, fifth from right in front row, Sung Kim, fourth from left in front row, U.S. ambassador to Korea, Gen. James Thurman, fifth from left in front row, commander of the U.S. Forces Korea, Gen. Jung Seung-jo, sixth from left in rear row, and others including committee members of the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission and ambassadors from Korean War-participating countries. Korea is scheduled to hold a government-level commemorative event on Saturday to thank U.N. allies for their service and sacrifice in the Korean War that ended on July 27, 1953.

/ Yonhap



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