This is the latest in a series of similar cross-border defection cases by North Korean citizens this year.
In exchange for separated family reunions, North Korea is demanding that Seoul return the 12 women and Kim Ryon-hui, a North Korean defector who publicly expressed a wish to go back to North Korea. As a preemptive measure, the UN #Security Council chose to impose new sanctions. "The South Korea and United States governments are preparing for additional provocations from North Korea and watching related movements closely", Baik said.
Mistry believes the US should be focused right now on avoid a war. However, no official statement has been released by Pyongyang.
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What transpired in a brief and unarranged meeting between the two foreign ministers might be a start of a possibly good relationship. The South Korean government is now hustling to manage the situation and prevent the crisis from spinning out of control, while watching for possible of additional provocations from the North. The rejection may have sprung from the new sanctions on North Korea.
Questioning is under way to determine why and how the person fled the North, it added. The ministers also urged North Korea to comply fully with UN Security Council resolutions. "It's also in close communication with China and Russian Federation", the official said. Nevertheless, the two countries joined the others in calls to stop missile tests in North Korea.
He urged them to bolster South Korea's readiness level and move toward independent defense capabilities, relying less on the USA forces stationed here.