UN Command says North Korean trash balloons breach armistice, international law | NK News
July 24, 2024
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UN Command says North Korean trash balloons breach armistice, international law

Military force condemns DPRK for sending ‘feces and contaminants’ over border, but doesn’t mention launches from ROK

The United Nations Command (UNC) has condemned North Korea's balloon launches into South Korea this week, describing the act that sent bags of trash across the border as a violation of the Korean War Armistice Agreement and international law.

U.S. Army Maj. Mayra Nañez, a spokesperson for the UNC, said North Korea had disrupted efforts to maintain peace on the Korean Peninsula and affected local citizens by sending the balloons into South Korean airspace, requiring a formal UNC investigation.

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