North Korea reportedly deploys 300 new multiple launch rocket systems along the Korean Demilitarized Zone.
The General Staff Department of the Korean People's Army says they are on "high alert" and are looking at plans to mobilize the army into the demilitarized zone, in response to defector groups in South Korea sending propaganda material across the border.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in meets North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Moon and Kim agree to officially end the Korean War and the Korean conflict overall. Kim becomes the first North Korean leader to cross the Korean Demilitarized Zone since the war.
According to South Korean officials, North Korea has laid landmines on the northern side of the so-called Bridge of No Return near the village of Panmunjom in the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) to block potential defection by its own soldiers.
South Korean police stop a planned launch of anti-North Korean leaflets across the border, as the government of South Korea seeks to open dialogue with the North and defuse soaring tensions in the Korean Peninsula.
Three North Korean soldiers have defected to South Korea through the militarised border since August. [http:--www.bangkokpost.com-news-asia-316175-three-n-korean-soldiers-defect-since-august ("Bangkok Post")]date=August 2019