South Korea Buys New Israeli-Made Missile Detection Systems

Arturo Kim
November 30, 2018

Under the September agreements, the Koreas have also taken steps to disarm the shared border village of Panmunjom, halted live-fire drills along the border and have been removing mines at a front-line area to conduct their first joint searches for Korean War dead.

South Korea already owned earlier versions of the Green Pine radar detectors, but updated technology gives the system increased detection range and the ability to work in tandem with South Korea's missile defense system to intercept incoming projectiles.

The Center for Strategic and International Studies, a Washington-based think tank, said recently that it has identified 13 of an estimated 20 missile operating bases that North Korea has not yet declared. Sanctions on Pyongyang bar construction work from beginning. The ministers of unification, as well as land, infrastructure and transport, and lawmakers of the ruling and opposition parties will attend the event at Dorasan Station. His Democratic Party has always been associated with the so-called Sunshine Policy aimed at transforming North Korea into a cheap labour platform for South Korean conglomerates.

Chung revealed plans to invite North Korean wrestlers to Seoul next month.

For the joint survey of Donghae line, the trains will then move to Anbyon County in Gangwon Province, before driving back up in the east coast to the Sino-DPRK border.

From Anbyon, the train will pick up officials to inspect 800 kilometers of train tracks, which will take another 10 days from December 8 to 17.

He continued: "I hope inter-Korean ties will also be like this".

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Once the joint inspections are over, South Korea views that Seoul and Pyeongyang will be able to hold a ground-breaking ceremony, within this year AS PLANNED, . for linking and modernizing their rail and road networks.

Pyongyang is expected to dispatch a similar-sized inspection team, which will include officials from the DPRK's Ministry of Railways.

Talks between the US and North Korea have stalled after US President Donald Trump called off a scheduled Pyongyang trip by his top diplomat, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in August.

DPRK leader Kim Jong-UN expressed willingness on the admission of global inspectors to the main nuclear testing facility in the country.

The Koreas held their first meeting on carrying out the agreement in June.

But for the inter-Korean rail and road project to move further down the track, additional lifting of sanctions are needed both from the UN Security Council and the US,.as the recent waivers, for now, apply only to the on-site survey.

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