●Violation of Korean Armistice Agreement 1953
•Recently, the United Nations Command (UNC) has found both North and South Korea guilty of violating the Korean Armistice Agreement 1953 due to gunfire along the Korean Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two countries
•The armistice agreement halted the Korean War of 1950-53 and established the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), the current border between the two nations
[The DMZ runs close to the 38th parallel line]
United Nations Command:
•The USA led UNC is a unified command for the multinational military forces.
•It oversees affairs in the heavily fortified DMZ and ensures the terms of the armistice are being agreed upon by both North Korea and South Korea.
[It was established on 24th July 1950 in Tokyo, Japan.]