By Mei Shixiong
BEIJING, Sept. 25 -- South Korea will transfer another batch of Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV) martyrs’ remains and related items to the Chinese side on September 27. The two sides will jointly host an encoffining ceremony in South Korea on September 26.
Following the humanitarian principles and in the spirit of friendly consultations and pragmatic cooperation, South Korea has successfully handed over the remains of 599 CPV martyrs buried in South Korea for six consecutive years from 2014 to 2019. This year marks the seventh handover in accordance with the consensus reached by China and South Korea.
The South Korean side will continue to transfer the newly-excavated CPV martyrs’ remains and related items to the Chinese side in the future. Relevant departments of China and South Korea will further strengthen cooperation in the areas related to martyrs’ remains.