South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol on Wednesday threatened to scrap a 2018 agreement that created maritime buffer zones with the North. Photo: Yonhap via AP
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol on Wednesday threatened to scrap a 2018 agreement that created maritime buffer zones with the North. Photo: Yonhap via AP
South Korea

Seoul warns North Korea over buffer zone pact if it ‘violates’ South Korea’s airspace again

  • Repeated artillery and drone incursions by North Korea have prompted hawks in President Yoon Suk-yeol’s party to call for scrapping a 2018 deal
  • An analyst said ending the agreement would increase the chance of heightened military tensions and ‘an actual clash in border areas’

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol on Wednesday threatened to scrap a 2018 agreement that created maritime buffer zones with the North. Photo: Yonhap via AP
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol on Wednesday threatened to scrap a 2018 agreement that created maritime buffer zones with the North. Photo: Yonhap via AP
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