Koreas seek withdrawal of long-range artillery near border

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South and North Korean army generals are set to discuss a matter of moving away their respective long-range artillery from the heavily fortified border in the upcoming high-level military talks as part of efforts to ease cross-border military tension, according to defense officials.

The Ministry of National Defense has denied local media reports that said the two sides had already discussed the tension-defusing measure during the June 15 inter-Korean military talks at the truce village of Panmumjom in the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two Koreas. Multiple ministry sources have acknowledged the relocation of artillery is among the agenda items for the follow-up talks slated for as early as later this month…

Read more : Defensenews, 18.06.2018