Seoul, Dec 6 (AP) South Korea says the two Koreas will jointly verify each other’s works to remove some of their front-line guard posts next week.Also Read - South Korea's Childbirth Rate Hits Lowest Since 1981; Reveals Statistical Office Data

In the past weeks, the Koreas each have dismantled or disarmed 11 of their guard posts as part of agreements to reduce tensions that were reached during their leaders’ summit in Pyongyang in September. Also Read - Planning to Visit South Korea From India? Learn Korean Culture, Its Geography And More Via Online Course

Seoul’s Defence Ministry says the two Koreas agreed to conduct one-day verification on the sites of the guard posts next Wednesday. Also Read - BTS Army Feels Proud After K-Pop Group Featured in South Korea's National Icons At Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony

It says the Koreas will each send 11 inspection teams to each other’s 11 sites.

Under the September agreements, the Koreas have also taken steps to demilitarise the shared border village, halted live-fire drills along the border and have been removing mines to conduct joint searches for Korean War dead.( AP)

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