Pyongyang, October 4 (KCNA) -- The Korean Central News Agency issued the following report on Monday:
Kim Jong Un, general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea and president of the State Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), in the historic policy speech he made at the 5th Session of the 14th Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK, expressed the intention of restoring the cut-off north-south communication lines as part of the effort to realize the expectation and desire of the entire nation who want the north-south relations to be restored as soon as possible and lasting peace to be settled on the Korean Peninsula.
The relevant organs decided to restore all the north-south communication lines from 9:00 on Oct. 4 true to his intention.
The south Korean authorities should make positive efforts to put the north-south ties on a right track and settle the important tasks which must be prioritized to open up the bright prospect in the future, bearing deep in mind the meaning of the restoration of communication lines. -0-