April 20, 2024

North Korea demolishes inter-Korean liaison office at Kaesong

News follow mounting North Korean threats of military action against the South

Update at 17:20, 18:45, 18:55, 19:45 KST: this article has been updated to include North Korean state media confirmation that the office has been destroyed, and South Korean government response.

North Korean authorities on Tuesday demolished an inter-Korean liaison office in the border city of Kaesong, South Korea's Ministry of Unification (MOU) and North Korean state media confirmed.

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.