October 23, 2020

S.Korea dismisses North Korea’s military dialogue proposal

Seoul strongly asserts denuclearization first, implying higher standard than the U.S. to start talks

South Korea's Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Monday morning replied to North Korea's request for military talks by reiterating its denuclearization-first policy.

The MND emphasized North Korea’s responsibility for increasing tensions on the Korean Peninsula due to its nuclear and missile tests.