Korea GSOMIA Discarded Notice to the Japanese side today 23rd August 02:02
The Korean government has decided to abolish the military information comprehensive protection agreement = “GSOMIA” with Japan and will notify the Japanese side on the 23rd. The conflict between Japan and South Korea extends not only to politics and economics but also to the field of security, and there is an increasing view that the conflict will be prolonged.
The Korean government announced on the 22nd that it has decided to destroy the military information comprehensive protection agreement = “GSOMIA” without extension.
Since the deadline for automatic renewal of the agreement is approaching on the 24th, the Korean government will also notify the Japanese side of the cancellation through the diplomatic route on the 23rd.
Regarding the decision to abolish GSOMIA, officials of the Presidential Office of Korea announced on the night of the 22nd that “the majority of the opinion was to continue the agreement within the Korean government until the end of last month” , He expressed his belief that the Japanese government decided to exclude South Korea from the preferential export control countries.
With the recent decision by the Korean government, the conflict between Japan and Korea extends not only to politics and economy but also to the security field, and there is an increasing view that the conflict will be prolonged.
On the other hand, the South Korean Defense Ministry issued a statement over the US calling for the continuation of the agreement, `` regardless of the termination of the agreement, a stable and perfect defense system based on a strong alliance with the United States. “We will maintain” and stressed that there are no security issues.
However, while North Korea is showing its stance to further strengthen its military power, there are also voices in Korea that it is concerned that the cooperation between the three countries will be broken.