North Korea shut down the emergency inter-Korean cross-border communication line to counter acts of Korea
5 24, north of Seoul, South Korean soldiers in South Korea – North Korean military demarcation line near the Yang-gun on duty within a post . Xinhua News Agency/Agence France
Xinhua Pyongyang, May 27 (Xinhua correspondent Simon Yao Gao Haorong) Korean People’s Army General Staff 27 in Pyongyang announced seven measures to deal with South Korea on the “security” guard ship sinking events to take sanctions against the DPRK.
Korean Central News Agency reported the same day, the seven measures include: the total abolition of the bilateral economic cooperation and exchange of military protection measures provided by the current study will begin off the east and west coast city of military communications and liaison clinics open industrial park land access issues; will be South Korea’s anti-DPRK psychological warfare activities give relentless fight back; both sides to prevent accidental conflicts in western waters of the agreement will be completely ineffective, this will interrupt the dialogue with the international marine VHF radio machine, and immediately Close to handle emergency situations and open lines of communication; the violation of (North Korea announced) maritime boundary between the western waters of the action, will be on the spot to give back; against South Korea ships, aircraft and other modes of transport through North Korea’s territorial waters, airspace and territorial; ban South Korean authorities who enter the territory of North Korea; as long as South Korea does not accept the DPRK National Defense Commission inspection team to South Korea verification “day” ship sinking evidence that the DPRK will continue to expose fraud in Korea.
Earlier, South Korea adopted for sanctions against the DPRK, the peaceful reunification of the Korean Committee announced the eight 25 countermeasures, including full cut off inter-Korean relations, the current government in South Korea during the break between all the authorities dialogue and contacts and so on.
Korea “security” guard ship on March 26 at West Sea in Korea due to an explosion sank the ship, 104 men, only 58 survived. South Korea, “Tian” joint military-civilian mission 20 announced the official results, “day” ship was subjected to “the implementation of the Korean small submarine torpedo attack” and sank. DPRK National Defense Commission refused to accept this conclusion, and asked to send a delegation to South Korea, evidence of verification, but this request was rejected South Korea.
24, South Korean President Lee Myung-bak delivered a speech, urged the DPRK to “security” incident apologized, said it will ban North Korean ships from entering South Korea’s territorial waters, interrupted inter-Korean economic cooperation and exchanges, and in consultation with the countries concerned After the incident to the UN Security Council. South Korea’s Unification Ministry and other relevant departments on the same day also announced sanctions against the DPRK.