A 300-member delegation from South Korea has arrived in North Korea to take part in celebrations marking the fifth anniversary of the historic 2000 inter-Korean summit.

The delegation includes politicians and representatives from labor unions, religious and agricultural groups.

The June 15, 2000 summit in Pyongyang marked the first and only time the leaders of North and South Korea have met.

South Korean Unification Minister Chung Dong-young leads a separate 40 member government delegation to Wednesday's anniversary celebrations. Mr. Chung is carrying messages from last week's summit between South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun and President Bush, urging North Korea to return to the six-nation talks aimed at ending its nuclear weapons program.

Some information for this report provided by AP and AFP.