North Korea surprisingly announced this Wednesday that it would suspend its “military action plans” against South Korea on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the war between the two countries after the Pyongyang government announced in the past few days that it would resume border maneuvers in response the start of propaganda from the south by North Korean defectors and activists.
The decision was made, the North Korean news agency KCNA said after meeting with the country’s leader, Kim Jon Un, with several members of the Korean Labor Party’s Central Military Commission.
It “made an assessment of the current situation” and decided to “suspend military action plans against the south”. The KCNA has published no further information.
This new North Korean maneuver takes place one day after the last propaganda broadcast launched by defectors from South Korea, despite the Seoul authorities calling for cessation of these activities due to tensions between the two areas. in recent weeks.