North Korea’s first official ignored a call from South Korea


Earlier, the daily had a phone call.

North Korea ignored a phone call to the South Korean representatives at the inter-Korean liaison office in Kaesong. On 8 June, said at a briefing the official representative of Seoul, reports the with reference to the Correspondent.

“This morning we tried to reach North Korea, however, while calls remained unanswered. This is the first time,” said an official of the Ministry of unification..

According to him, before the parties were called daily to check connection and to address emerging issues.

After this, the Ministry of unification of South Korea called local NGOs to stop the sending of information material to North Korea and promised to prohibit such actions.

At that point, the lines of communication between countries working in normal mode.

The inter-Korean liaison office was opened in September 2018 in the border Kaesong, located on the territory of the DPRK. Its activities are focused on maintaining permanent contacts between the two countries and development of inter-Korean exchanges.