The 50-Mile Military Boundary Zone of North Korea

  title={The 50-Mile Military Boundary Zone of North Korea},
  author={Choon-ho Park},
  journal={American Journal of International Law},
  pages={866 - 875}
  • Choon-ho Park
  • Published 1 October 1978
  • Political Science
  • American Journal of International Law
When the 200-mile economic zone of North Korea came into force on August 1, 1977, a 50-mile military boundary zone was also proclaimed, in order "to reliably safeguard the economic sea zone and firmly defend the national interests and sovereignty of the country." * In the Yellow $ea, which is not wide enough for the apphcation of a 200-mile limit, both zones are to extend only to what would be the median line between China and North Korea, a line which at many points would roughly coincide with… 
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