December 03, 2023

Two Koreas agree to end military exercises near border, withdraw GPs in DMZ

Both sides to establish joint military committee, establish "peace zone" in West Sea

Seoul and Pyongyang agreed to suspend army training exercises near the inter-Korean border and "withdraw all guard posts" in the demilitarized zone (DMZ), in a broad military agreement signed on Wednesday.

The so-called “Agreement on the Implementation of the Historic Panmunjom Declaration in the Military Domain” was signed by Minister of National Defense Song Young-moo and North Korean Minister of the People’s Armed Forces No Kwang Chol in Pyongyang.