The high－level talks between two Koreas are underway at the truce village of Panmunjeom.
Despite this， the South Korean military continues to be on high－alert in case of any provocations.
For more details we connect live to Connie Kim at the Ministry of National Defense in Seoul.
Connie， are there any signs of military tensions easing on the border？
Daniel， unfortunately no. Military tensions remain at the highest level although high－level inter－Korean talks are underway.
Seoul′s defense ministry says the number of North Korean soldiers in the front－lines ready for combat has doubled in two days.
In addition， 50 North Korean submarines， about 70－percent of its fleet， have left base and remain undetected by South Korea′s radar system.
Seoul′s defense ministry says the rate of N. Korean submarines vanishing from radar is the highest since the Korean War broke out，.. and may be an attempt to gain the upper hand during the high level talks or preparation for another provocation.
Earlier reports say that military officials in Seoul are fully aware of North Korea′s combat readiness.
Officials say heavy－duty artillery deployed inside the demilitarized zone on Saturday shows that Pyongyang is ready to fire at any time.
So how exactly is the South Korean military preparing for any possible provocations from North Korea？
South Korea is on alert for any possible provocations from North Korea.... especially as it′s propaganda campaign continues with all 11 loudspeakers.
South Korean and the U.S. military remain on the second highest level of their five－level WATCHCON threat alert system.
WATCHCON level 2 is issued in the case of imminent threat from the North.
The allies are utilizing their full arsenal of reconnaissance satellites， planes and other military assets.