Shortly before the planned maneuvers by South Korea and the United States, Communist North Korea sent warnings to its neighbors. So in Seoul, there are fears of a slight improvement in relations between Koreans.
A few days after the recovery of several months of disconnected communication channels with South Korea North Korea New alliance with US warns neighbors of military exercises
An influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said he considers exercises such as “undesirable forecasting” to undermine the desire of South and North Korean leaders to restore mutual trust. Kim Yoo Jong, Sunday. He was quoted by state media as saying that it would “cover the way forward in relations between Koreans”.
Pyongyang is suspected of being ready for an attack
Kim saw the report in South Korea to put pressure on Seoul to cancel military maneuvers. Kim pointed out the summer maneuvers that US and South Korean joint forces usually start in August. The communist leadership in Pyongyang sees such maneuvers as preparation for an attack – a denial by Washington and Seoul.
It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post. Seoul fears that Seoul may run counter to efforts to renegotiate its nuclear program with Pyongyang. In recent years, the United States and South Korea have already cut back on some exercises, both for diplomatic reasons.
South and North Korea are in contact again
After a long radio silence, South and North Korea reopened their official communications links last Tuesday. According to the two sides, the agreement was based on an exchange of letters between Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in from April.
Opening communication lines should not be understood as anything other than a “physical connection,” Kim’s sister said now.
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