Seoul’s Unification Ministry reported that liaison officials from the two countries exchanged messages over a cross-border communication channel on Monday morning, riporta l'Associated Press. The communication broke down after the countries resumed communications for about two weeks this past summer.
Inter-Korean communication channels have been largely dormant since Pyongyang cut them off nel mese di giugno 2020. Experts at the time suggested that the move could signal that North Korea grew frustrated with Soul’s failure to revive inter-Korean economic projects and to persuade the United States to ease sanctions.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called for increased communications la settimana scorsa, noting that his country refused to exchange messages after Seoul staged annual military drills with the United States.
Di nuovo dentro 2019, after President Donald Trump became the first U.S. president to set foot in North Korea after analysts had predicted his hardball approach to Kim would trigger World War III, South Korean President Moon Jae-in previsto that he would achieve the denuclearization of North Korea by the end of his term in 2022 and that North and South Korea would reunite by 2045.