April 13, 2024

North Korea destroys 10 guard posts along demilitarized zone: ROK MND

Demolition part of implementation of September's military agreement, took place at 1500 KST

North Korea on Tuesday demolished 10 guard posts (GPs) in the demilitarized zone (DMZ) as part of preliminary steps towards implementing September's inter-Korean military agreement, the South Korean Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced.

Seoul and Pyongyang agreed to completely remove all GPs from the DMZ earlier in the year, in a broad military agreement signed as an annex to the Pyongyang Joint Declaration.

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