South Korean Military take part in a drill near the Korean Demilitarized Zone in Paju, South Korea, June 18, 2020.

South Korean Military take part in an drill near DMZ in Paju, South Korea, on June 18, 2020. South Korea’s top security officials had discussions Thursday on heightened tensions with North Korea during their weekly National Security Council (NSC) meeting, Cheong Wa Dae said. The NSC’s standing committee session was chaired by Chung Eui-yong, director of national security at the presidential office. (Photo by Seung-il Ryu/NurPhoto via Getty Images)