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N. Korea says peace 'dearer than anything else'

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North Korea's top military official said Pyongyang did not want war and valued peace above all, as the two Koreas forge ahead with plans for their first family reunions in three years. 

North Korean soldiers march during a parade marking the 60th anniversary of the Korean war armistice in Pyongyang on July 27, 2013. North Korea's top military official said Pyongyang did not want war and valued peace above all, as the two Koreas forge ahead with plans for their first family reunions in three years.

Friday's agreement to hold the reunion event next month has deepened signs of rapprochement after months of tension, with Pyongyang also offering to revive a joint industrial project with Seoul.

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