Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
November 2009 - South Korea Special Weapons News
- Obama Winds Up Asia Tour With South Korea Summit VOA 18 Nov 2009 -- US President Obama is expected to show solidarity in demanding N. Korea move toward ending its nuclear weapons programs.
- U.S. and S. Korean Warlike Forces Denounced for Seeking Confrontation and War KCNA 17 Nov 2009 -- The U.S. and the south Korean forces are said to have recently rounded off the "OPLAN 5029".
- S. Korea Will Be Forced to Pay Dearly for Armed Provocation KCNA 12 Nov 2009 -- The south Korean forces will be forced to pay dearly for the grave armed provocation perpetrated by them in the waters of the north side in the West Sea of Korea on November 10. This warning is served by papers Thursday in signed commentaries.
- S. Korea beefs up defenses after sea clash with N. Korea RIA Novosti 12 Nov 2009 -- South Korea has deployed a new destroyer to enhance the protection of its western sea border following a recent exchange of gunfire between one of its warships and a North Korean patrol boat, the Yonhap news agency reported.
- N. Korea calls sea clash with S. Korea "a conspiracy" RIA Novosti 12 Nov 2009 -- North Korea said Thursday that the recent exchange of gunfire between its patrol boat and a South Korean warship was not an accident but the result of a "conspiracy" in an attempt to escalate tension in the region.
- N. Korea Says South Will Pay 'Expensive Price' for Naval Clash VOA 12 Nov 2009 -- North Korea says South Korea will pay "an expensive price" for firing at a North Korean patrol boat on Tuesday.
- DPRK Demands S. Korea Apologize for Armed Provocation KCNA 10 Nov 2009 -- The Supreme Command of the Korean People's Army Tuesday issued a report on the grave armed provocation perpetrated by the south Korean forces in the waters of the north side in the West Sea of Korea this day.
- North and South Korean Warships Exchange Fire RFE/RL 10 Nov 2009 -- Warships from North and South Korea exchanged fire off the west coast of the Korean Peninsula today.
- Pyongyang demands apology from Seoul for Yellow Sea 'provocation' RIA Novosti 10 Nov 2009 -- North Korea demanded apologies from South Korea over a clash between the two countries' navies in the Yellow Sea earlier on Tuesday, the North's official news agency reported.
- Navies of two Koreas clash in Yellow Sea, North "suffers damage" RIA Novosti 10 Nov 2009 -- The navies of two Koreas clashed Tuesday in the Yellow Sea along the disputed sea border between the two states, with the North suffering "considerable" damage, the Yonhap news agency reported.
- North Korea Demands Apology After Naval Clash with South VOA 10 Nov 2009 -- North and South Korea have fought a brief skirmish in disputed waters, with apparent damage to a North Korean naval vessel. Pyongyang is demanding an apology, while South Korea warns the North not to engage in any more provocative behavior.
- US Urges North Korea Not to Escalate Tensions in Yellow Sea VOA 10 Nov 2009 -- Washington has urged North Korea not to escalate tensions in the Yellow Sea following a naval skirmish between the North and South Korean navies Tuesday
- R.O.K. and U.S. Marines Strike by land, air and sea: 31st MEU completes KITP ‘10 USMC News 07 Nov 2009 -- Training with allied forces on foreign terrain introduces new obstacles and allows for the development of new war-fighting tactics, or the honing of existing doctrine specific to a region
- South Korea Creates Council to Help Improve Image Overseas VOA 05 Nov 2009 -- Some South Koreans think their nation has an image problem.
- KCNA and US-S. Korea Joint War Exercises KCNA 04 Nov 2009 -- US forces and the south Korean army staged "Hoguk" (homeland defence) joint war exercises in the land, sea and air.
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