South Korean Defense Ministry: from 2 to date, South Korea will exchange information on cross-border fishing of third country fishing vessels

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 South Korean Defense Ministry: from 2 to date, South Korea will exchange information on cross-border fishing of third country fishing vessels


Overseas Network Nov. 2, according to South Koreas Ministry of Defense news, from today (2) on the western waters of the Korean Peninsula, North Line (NLL) of illegal fishing by third-party vessels, the DPRK and the ROK will exchange information every day.

The Yonhap news agency said the move was aimed at fulfilling the content agreed upon in the 9/19 Military Agreement and the tenth general-level military talks to prevent incidental military conflicts in the western waters.

Yonhap said that on June 4, 2004, the DPRK and the ROK signed an agreement to exchange information about illegal fishing vessels. However, information exchange has been suspended since May 2008, more than 10 years ago.

Recently, North Korea and South Korea have actively fulfilled the 9. 19 military agreement to promote the easing of military tensions between the north and south. Specific measures include promoting the disarmament of Panmunjom Common Guard Zone and stopping all hostilities on the ground, at sea and in the air. In addition, the two sides will start the joint investigation of the Hanjiang River at the beginning of November 5th. North Korea and South Korea have been divided on the boundary of the western part of the Korean Peninsula. South Korea unilaterally set a maritime boundary between the five islands in the West Sea including Yeonpyeong Island and the western coast of North Korea, but North Korea refused to recognize it. There have been numerous maritime clashes on both sides. At the Wenjin Meeting held in Pyongyang in September this year, the DPRK signed the 9.19 Military Agreement and decided to establish peaceful waters around NLL to prevent incidental military conflicts. Source: overseas web editor: Yang Yi _NBJ10647

Recently, North Korea and South Korea have actively fulfilled the 9. 19 military agreement to promote the easing of military tensions between the north and south. Specific measures include promoting the disarmament of Panmunjom Common Guard Zone and stopping all hostilities on the ground, at sea and in the air. In addition, the two sides will start the joint investigation of the Hanjiang River at the beginning of November 5th.

North Korea and South Korea have been divided on the boundary of the western part of the Korean Peninsula. South Korea unilaterally set a maritime boundary between the five islands in the West Sea including Yeonpyeong Island and the western coast of North Korea, but North Korea refused to recognize it. There have been numerous maritime clashes on both sides. At the Wenjin Meeting held in Pyongyang in September this year, the DPRK signed the 9.19 Military Agreement and decided to establish peaceful waters around NLL to prevent incidental military conflicts.