May 19, 2024

Two Koreas to begin field survey on shared use of Han/Imjin River Estuary

Move will turn region into "a place of peace," Seoul says

Seoul and Pyongyang are on Monday scheduled to begin a field survey on the shared use of the Han/Imjin River Estuary aimed at ensuring the safe navigation of civilian vessels.

The South Korean Ministry of National Defense (MND) and Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) on Monday said the two Koreas would conduct the joint investigation in accordance with September's inter-Korean military agreement.

Become a member for less than $4 per week.

  • Unlimited access to all of NK News: reporting, investigations, analysis
  • The NK News Daily Update, an email newsletter to keep you in the loop
  • Searchable archive of all content, photo galleries, special columns
  • Contact NK News reporters with tips or requests for reporting
Get unlimited access to all NK News content, including original reporting, investigations, and analyses by our team of DPRK experts.
Subscribe now

All major cards accepted. No commitments – you can cancel any time.