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UN Secretary-General commented on the aggravation on the Korean Peninsula

UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres expressed concern at recent developments on the Korean Peninsula, the press service of the UN.

"The Secretary-General is concerned about recent events on the Korean Peninsula. The Secretary General called for the resumption of inter-Korean dialogue, which would lead to a peaceful solution," - said in the message.

Lavrov commented on the situation on the Korean Peninsula

Moscow is interested in peace on the Korean Peninsula, will continue to encourage the parties to dialogue, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov, commenting on the incident in Kaesong.

Yonhap news Agency, citing a military source on Tuesday said that in the area of the Kaesong industrial complex, located on the territory of the DPRK, in the afternoon local time, explosions were heard and smoke was observed. South Korean unification Ministry confirmed that North Korea blew up the inter-Korean liaison office in Kaesong. Later and the DPRK announced the "complete destruction" of the coordination office.

The EU condemned the actions of North Korea in Kaesong

The destruction of the DPRK, inter-Korean liaison office in Kaesong destabilizie the situation and undermines efforts to resolve the Korean Peninsula, said in a statement released by the press service of the EU high representative for foreign and security policy of Josep Borrell.

Yonhap news Agency, citing a military source on Tuesday said that in the area of the Kaesong industrial complex, located on the territory of the DPRK, in the afternoon local time, explosions were heard and smoke was observed. South Korean unification Ministry confirmed that North Korea blew up the inter-Korean liaison office in Kaesong. Later and the DPRK announced the "complete destruction" of the coordination office.

The explosion of inter-Korean liaison office caught on video

South Korean military issued a video of the destruction of the building of inter-Korean liaison office, which is located on the territory of the Kaesong industrial complex in North Korea.

The footage captured the moment of the explosion and building collapse.