North Korea Cuts Another Inter-Korean Hotline

Mid-level military alert issued in South this morning, cancelled moments later
March 27th, 2013
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SEOUL – Pyongyang has cut a major military hotline that allows direct communication with Seoul, deeming it no longer necessary following a rise in recent tensions between North and South Korea.

Earlier this month, a Korean Red Cross line running through the “truce village” of Panmunjom was also cut after North Korea declared the armistice

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