North Korea's United Nations ambassador, Ja Song Nam, said in a letter to Secretary-General Antonio Gutteres that the joint military exercises with South Korea are creating "the worst ever situation prevailing in and around the Korean peninsula".
The stunning escape occurred Monday at a jointly controlled area that is the only point where soldiers from the two sides face each other in the Demilitarized Zone.
The man who is reportedly a low ranking soldier, was shot in the shoulder and elbow and was picked up bleeding on the south side of the border known as the Joint Security Area (JSA).
During his trip, Trump struck a tough tone on North Korea, calling for an end to its nuclear program and saying "we hope to God we never have to use" the military strength the United States has on the Korean Peninsula.
About 30,000 North Koreans have fled to South Korea, mostly via China, since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War.
"There's no big message" intended for North Korea or anyone else, he told reporters in an impromptu exchange in a Pentagon hallway.
The three carriers, the USS Ronald Reagan, USS Theodore Roosevelt and USS Nimitz, and their multi-ship strike groups are finishing up four days of exercises in the waters between South Korea and Japan on Tuesday.
North Korea's military is preparing for winter drills, prompting South Korea to ensure its forces are combat-ready in case of any hostilities.
In 1984, a Soviet tourist sprinted across the demarcation line from North Korea in a bid to defect, prompting a gun battle that killed and wounded several soldiers from both sides. The last time a North Korean soldier defected through there was in 2007 and, before that, in 1998. "The individual initially took cover near a building on the southern side of the JSA."U.S. and South Korean forces recovered him at about 4 p.m., then took him to Ajou University Medical Center south of Seoul, along with a UNC security escort and translator, it said".
Suh said the South had also informed the North on Monday of the soldier and his treatment, via loudspeakers on the border. The U.N. Command said Tuesday that an investigation into the incident was underway.
The North Korean ambassador accused the council of "turning a blind eye to the nuclear war exercises of the United States who is hell bent on bringing a catastrophic disaster to humanity".
Areas around Panmunjom were the site of bloodshed and defection attempts by North Koreans in the past, but there have been no such incidents in recent years.
The incident left three North Korean soldiers and one South Korean soldier dead.
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