South Korean President accepted the resignation of Minister of unification
The President of South Korea, moon Jae-In on Friday accepted the resignation of Minister of unification Kim Yong-Chul, said the presidential administration of RK.
Earlier it was reported that the Minister of national unification of South Korea filed Wednesday in resignation, "taking full responsibility for the deterioration of inter-Korean relations"
Kim Yong-Chul took office on 8 April 2019.
Relations of Seoul and Pyongyang worsened due to the ongoing in South Korea, shares some of the organizations that are using plastic bottles with hot air being moved to the territory of the DPRK propaganda leaflets. North Korea has repeatedly demanded to stop these actions for the implementation of the joint statement of the leaders of the South and North from 2018 waiver of hostility against each other. The requirement was not met, and Pyongyang has threatened "retribution".
Despite the promise of the South Korean government to take a number of measures designed to smooth over the situation and to prevent the activists to send leaflets North Korea at reconciliation did not go. On 16 June, the DPRK blasted situated on its territory near the demilitarized zone in Kaesong, the building of the coordinating Bureau of South Korea. The next day, the General staff of the DPRK announced that it is considering a plan for the introduction of troops in the border areas and resumption of military exercises, as well as the newly returned civilian police to the posts of the military police in the demilitarized zone, which were released by agreement with the South in 2018.
Seoul said that the blame for all the consequences of the escalation lies with the DPRK, but their plans to fight the senders of leaflets is not canceled.