The border of North Korea and South Korea
Going Seoul next week to offer to Pyongyang to hold military talks with the aim of cessation of hostilities at the border. About it reports on Sunday, July 16, the Agency “Yonhap”, citing representative of the South Korean government.
According to him, the decision on the talks was made after the reaction of the DPRK to the words of the President of South Korea, moon Jae-Ins: July 15 review published by the North Korean newspaper “Rodong Sinmun”. It said that the commitment of the head of state cooperation agreements concluded in the course of inter-Korean summits of 2000 and 2007, is the first step to improve relations. In addition, it was noted that the priority must be to address the question of military confrontation.
In Seoul considered that Pyongyang expressed similar positions of the countries, said the representative of the government.
At the same time, according to experts on the DPRK Koh Yu-hwan at the University of Dongguk, under the cessation of hostilities, the parties may understand different things. So, the South Korean government may imply the termination of the broadcast of propaganda broadcasts through loudspeakers at the border or sending leaflets by balloons, while the DPRK can demand to stop joint military drills with Seoul and Washington.
July 6, moon Jae-In said that South Korea is not seeking confrontation with Pyongyang. “We don’t want the collapse of North Korea, and we will not look for any forms of Association [with the DPRK] by absorption of”, — he said. The President also added that he is ready to meet with his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong-UN.