Tours to the demilitarized zone (DMZ) suspended due to Covid-19 and African swine fever outbreaks will resume next month, said South Korea’s Ministry of Unification on Monday.
North Korea appears to be preparing a measured show of force at an upcoming military parade marking the 75th anniversary of its ruling Workers’ Party, South Korea’s top inter-Korean official said Thursday.
A defector was arrested for attempting to cross back into North Korea through a border military unit in Cheorwon County in Gangwon earlier in the week, South Korean police said Sunday.
Minister of Unification Lee In-young credited North Korea for attempting to honor an all-but-defunct inter-Korean military agreement from two years ago in his first visit to the demilitarized zone (DMZ) on Wednesday.
South Korea’s Minister of Unification Lee In-young on Monday called on North Korea to reciprocate Seoul’s inter-Korean exchange proposals, arguing that cooperation between the two Koreas could help revive denuclearization talks...
South Korea’s Ministry of Unification on Monday said it slammed the brakes on a plan to exchange goods with the North after a North Korean company involved in the process was found to have been flagged under international sanctions.
The U.S. State Department reiterated its support for its working group with South Korea on policy regarding the North, in response to a proposal from Seoul’s top inter-Korean official to restructure the consultative body between the two allies.
Minister of Unification Lee In-young proposed restructuring Seoul’s consultative body with the United States regarding diplomacy with the North in his first meeting with U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris on Tuesday.
South Korea on Thursday approved a plan to provide $10 million in humanitarian aid to North Korea through a UN-affiliated international organization.
The Ministry of Unification on Thursday approved a private research center’s plan to send an emergency relief package to North Korea to support Covid-19 prevention and control efforts, but it did not disclose the recipient of the aid.