It comes after recent weeks have seen tensions boiling over between the twin Korea’s. North Korea has vowed on Tuesday that it will resend troops to the demilitarised border between the two countries.
BBC’s Laura Bicker, the company’s Seoul correspondent, reported that the Joint Chiefs of Staff in South Korea’s director Jeon Dong-jin had condemned North Korean military action.
They reportedly said: “We express deep concern that the NK military announced it would take action to violate the 2018 Panmunjom Declaration and September 19th Joint Military Agreement.
“These measures topple the improvements of the past 20 years in Inter-Korean relations and the effort to maintain peace on the Korean Peninsula.
“If these actions take place, the North will surely pay the cost.”
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