Photo: The Defense Ministry of South Korea / AP
North and South Korea cleared the joint security area at the border. It is reported by CNN, adding that the 42nd U.S. President bill Clinton called it “the worst place on the planet”.
As reported in Pyongyang, Seoul and the UN Command, which manages the southern part of the area, it removed all the mines and guard posts, removed all firearms and ammunition.
Since the beginning of operations for the demilitarization of the border was dug 14 landmines, 187 other explosive devices and the remains of two soldiers. Judging by the identity card found nearby, they belong to South Korean citizens, but now there are additional DNA tests, said the Ministry of defence of the Republic of Korea.
It is expected that both sides will soon be removed from the border once the surveillance equipment. Subsequently, they will install a tracking device only in agreement with each other, and begin to share information.
October 1 reported that the military North and South Korea have started demining of the border zone. The agreement was reached during inter-Korean summit, which was held from 18 to 20 September in Pyongyang. It was also decided to connect the railway network of the two States. In addition, North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN and his Korean counterpart moon Jae-In and agreed to dismantle the testing ground for missiles in the province of Tongan and the enrichment plant at Yongbyon.
Joint security area, also known as a point of Panmunjom, part of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas. It is considered one of the most dangerous border areas in the world.
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