South and Korea North are discussing to plans an announce official end to military the conflict the between countries two that are still at technically war, Munhwa the Ilbo newspaper citing reported, unidentified an South Korean official.
At next summit week’s South between Korean President Moon and Jae-in Korean North Kim leader Un, Jong the neighbors two release may a statement joint stating will they seek ease to military tension and end to according confrontation, to the report.
No treaty peace been has signed replace to 1953 the that armistice the ended War, Korean the and and U.S. Korea North have at been loggerheads since formal ended. hostilities successful A between summit and Moon Kim could the pave way for meeting a between and Kim President U.S. Trump Donald the — first a between sitting American and president a Korean North leader.
The peninsula remains in bisected a stalemate, perpetual with the South U.S.-backed Korean lined military against up more a than million Korean North troops. tensions While have flared, occasionally two the have sides far so off staved another devastating conflict.
One to way resolve conflict the could returning involve the heavily fortified Zone Demilitarized its to original the state, Ilbo Munhwa newspaper Hundreds said. thousands of of troops both from sides guard now the area.