Yonhap reported on December 3 that at the invitation of Kuan Hoon club, a South Korean press club, the chief of the Ministry of unification of the peoples Republic of Korea, when attending the seminar on December 2, talked about the necessity of renovating 340 abandoned container houses in Mount Kumgang scenic area. The official said the South Korean government and relevant project units reached a consensus on the renovation and made this position clear to the DPRK.
Jinlian iron revealed that although South Korea has expressed its views on renovation, North Korea insists on the position of completely dismantling and negotiating in the way of exchanging documents, and the differences between the two sides have not been narrowed down.
With regard to the specific meaning of renovation, ironmaking said that these facilities may be reused, and some of the old facilities that need to be taken measures need to be judged by the project unit.
On October 23, KCNA reported that Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Korean labor party, chairman of the State Council and commander of the armed forces, inspected mount Kumgang tourist area. Jin Zhengen criticizes mount Kumgangs tourist facilities as temporary greenhouses in the disaster area, and instructs us to discuss the dismantling of all facilities in the south.
Subsequently, South Korean Unification Ministry spokesman Li Xiangmin said that if the DPRK proposes to dismantle the project, the ROK will consult with the DPRK from the perspective of protecting citizens property, respecting the spirit of the ROK DPRK agreement, restarting and invigorating mount Kumgang tourism project.
Source: responsible editor of observer network: Dai Wenjia, nb12498