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Korea’s close bewakingsposten in border area

SEOUL – South Korea will close approximately a dozen bewakingsposten in the Korean demilitarized zone. There are, according to minister Song Young-moo (Defence) at the end of previous month agreements with neighboring North Korea, the message, the newspaper Chosun Ilbo. It comes to a trial.

Recently if North and South Koreans together after decades to see again in the demilitarized zone.

Song said that the North Korea troops retreating from a number of posts. ,,The two sides will have all bewakingsposten leave that is less than a kilometer of each other”, said the minister at a parliamentary commission. The chairman of that commission warned that the withdrawal be proportional. North Korea has more bewakingsposten to the front than to the South.

The so-called demilitarized zone between the neighbouring countries is about 4 kilometers wide. It is going to be a buffer zone between the countries, which formally never have peace concluded after the Korean war in the fifties. That armed conflict ended in a truce. The relationship between Pyongyang and Seoul has been since the beginning of the year improved.

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