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South Korea to stop loudspeakers blasting propaganda across its border

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South Korea announced Monday that it has stopped propaganda broadcasts over the border ahead of inter-Korean summit talks this week, saying it’s expected to help boost the reconciliatory mood on the peninsula.

That was reported by the Yonhap.

“The Ministry of National Defense halted the loudspeaker broadcasts against North Korea in the vicinity of the military demarcation line (MDL) at the start of Monday,” the ministry said in a statement.


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It’s aimed at “reducing military tensions between the South and North and creating the mood of peaceful talks” on the occasion of the summit talks, the Ministry of National Defense said in a statement. The talks are scheduled to take place at the truce village of Panmunjom on Friday.

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The ministry expressed hope that the measure will lead to the suspension of criticism and propaganda activities between the two Koreas.

The move is apparently an answer to Pyongyang’s recent peace gestures, including the weekend announcement of the decisions to shut down its nuclear test facilities in Punggye-ri and suspend nuclear tests and long-range missile launches.

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Ministry officials said that Defense Minister Song Young-moo made the decision Sunday afternoon and that it has not formally notified the North’s military of the plan.

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