March 29, 2023

Two North Korean men defected to the ROK on Wednesday: MOU

The two men were found in a small wooden boat 100 km from Dokdo, Seoul says

Two North Korean men defected to South Korea via the East Sea on Wednesday, the South Korean unification ministry confirmed to NK News on Thursday. 

The men were found at around 1130 local time in seas roughly 100 km from the Dokdo islets, a ministry spokesperson said, and are two of three North Koreans to reportedly cross into the South in the past two days.