The unidentified active-duty soldier was first detected by thermal imaging equipment and South Korean troops took him into custody, the JCS says.
President Donald Trump says he’ll hold a history-making meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone separating the Korean Peninsula.
A handshake between Trump and Kim on the inter-Korean border would be a 'significant milestone' in the process of denuclearising North Korea, South Korean President Moon says.
A look at the Demilitarised Zone that divides South Korea and the nuclear-armed North.
Donald Trump says he would enjoy meeting Kim Jong Un at the Korean DMZ this weekend as the US president looks to restart stalled nuclear talks.
"We must deal a serious blow to the hostile forces who are mistakenly determined to bring us down with sanctions by advancing the socialist construction to a high level of self-reliance ."
Mesyuarat akan menilai kemajuan langkah penghapusan periuk api dan pos pengawal, pelarasan peralatan pengawasan dan pengesahan bersaling usaha pelucutan senjata.
Pertemuan terbaru akan diadakan di bahagian selatan perkampungan Panmunjom dalam Zon Bebas Tentera.
The group is the first to comply with a requirement to leave a demilitarised buffer zone.
South Korea’s defence ministry has said it plans to reduce guard posts and equipment along the demilitarised zone (DMZ) on its border with North Korea.
We need to peacefully resolve North Korea's nuclear issue.
As well as the Olympics, the two sides could bring up their own priority issues, which analysts say will be much more challenging.
The US chief executive, who the White House had previously said would not go to the symbolic spot, took off from the Yongsan military base in Seoul, but his helicopter then had to turn back due to fog.