North Korea left the office of relations with South Korea

Северная Корея покинула офис связи с Южной Кореей

The office contributed to easing tensions.North Korea withdrew its personnel from the inter-Korean liaison office in the border city of Kaesong opened in September last year. This was stated by the Ministry of unification of South Korea, reports the with reference on the European truth.

North Korea has informed Seoul of its decision during a meeting of liaison officers. All officers of North Korea left the office.

Pyongyang also said that they do not care, whether there will be work in the office of the representatives of South Korea.

In Seoul announced that 25 officers of South Korea will work in the office during the weekend. The Ministry also said it hopes that the office will continue normal operation.

A joint liaison office was opened in September 2018 to facilitate cross-border exchange and reduce tensions. It worked up to 20 officials of the DPRK.

This is the first time when South Korean officials reside in the DPRK since the end of the war, 1950-53 in Korea, dividing the Peninsula.


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