September 27, 2023

South Korea calls on activists to stop sending anti-regime leaflets to the North

Remarks follow North's threats to withdraw from inter-Korean military agreement should "anti-DPRK" activities continue

Updated at 17:25 KST: this article has been updated to include responses from Seoul's Blue House.

The South Korean government on Thursday called on activist groups to stop sending balloons carrying anti-regime literature to North Korea, following a high-profile warning just hours earlier from Pyongyang that it could withdraw from several inter-Korean accords should the practice continue.