North and South Korea should remember the “spirit of reconciliation” in order to reduce emerged in recent days tensions. This, speaking in Seoul on 15 June, the Minister of unification of South Korea, Kim Yong Chol, said the Agency Yonhap.
He recalled the 20th anniversary of the first summit, which was attended by the then South Korean President Kim Dae-Jung and the head of the DPRK Kim Jong Il, father of current leader Kim Jong-UN. The Declaration, signed on 15 June 2000 in Pyongyang, the Minister called “a watershed moment” in the history of the divided nation.
Peace cannot be achieved by itself, both countries need to remember the key points of the Declaration, if you don’t want to “lose the landmarks in the current crisis,” said Kim Yong-Chul.
His statement followed two days later, after the sister of Kim Jong-UN, a senior leader of the workers ‘ party of Korea Kim yo-Jong has threatened to use the army to prevent provocations and insults her brother from living in the South of defectors.
North Korea has demanded that South Korean authorities have taken measures against activistswho trafficked across the border, political leaflets and other materials antipregnancy.
Technically North and South Korea are still at war – after the events of 1950-1953 countries never signed a peace agreement.
In 2018, the relations between the two Koreas eased somewhat. According to the results of the talks in Pyongyang in September 2018, the head of South and North Korea, moon Jae-In and Kim Jong UN signed the agreement, envisaging the reduction of tensions on the Peninsula.