How North Korea’s move to scrap military deal raises risk of conflict with South
DPRK set to resume array of military activities near border, though experts differ on whether ROK should respond in kind
North Korea’s decision to scrap a military agreement signed with the South in 2018 increases the risk of conflict on the peninsula, experts told NK Pro, while raising the question of whether Seoul should follow suit in scrapping the entire deal.
South Korea announced on Wednesday that it was suspending a provision in the Comprehensive Military Agreement (CMA) that instituted a no-fly buffer zone around the inter-Korean border, a response to the DPRK’s successful launch of a military spy satellite the day before.
The ROK military added that it would subsequently begin reconnaissance and
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