Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
November 2014 - South Korea Special Weapons News
- S. Korean Puppet Regime Flayed for Taking Lead in Adoption of Anti-DPRK 'Human Rights Resolution' KCNA 22 Nov 2014 -- The Secretariat of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea Saturday issued information bulletin No. 1080 condemning the south Korean puppet regime for joining those states which co-sponsored the railroading of the anti-DPRK 'human rights resolution' through the UN session.
- KPA Southwestern Front Command Issues Warning to S. Korean Military KCNA 21 Nov 2014 -- The southwestern front command of the Korean People's Army (KPA) released a report Friday as regards the fact that the south Korean puppet military warmongers are getting evermore pronounced in confrontation and provocation moves against the DPRK though four years have passed after the Yonphyong Island shelling incident.
- Rodong Sinmun Urges Removal of Source of War on Korean Peninsula KCNA 21 Nov 2014 -- It is the unshakable will of the DPRK army and people to root out the source of war on the Korean Peninsula, says Rodong Sinmun in an article Friday.
- South Korea eying 11 nuclear plants by 2024 Iran Press TV 21 Nov 2014 -- South Korea plans to build up to 11 nuclear power plants by 2024 amid public distrust and catastrophic regional precedent.
- South Korea stages live-fire military drill Iran Press TV 21 Nov 2014 -- The South Korean army has staged a live-fire military drill near the maritime border with the North amid growing tensions between the two neighboring countries.
- South Korea Runs Live-Fire Exercise Despite Pyongyang Warnings: Reports Sputnik 21 Nov 2014 -- South Korea carried out a live-fire military exercise near the disputed Yellow Sea border despite warnings from the North, Yonhap news agency reported Friday, citing a defense ministry official in Seoul.
- No Signs of Pyongyang Early Nuclear Test: South Korea Defense Minister Sputnik 20 Nov 2014 -- It is unlikely that Pyongyang will conduct a fourth nuclear test ahead of schedule, South Korea Defense Minister Han Min-koo said Thursday.
- World Food Program Lauds Seoul's $7Mln Pledge for N Korea Nutrition Needs Sputnik 19 Nov 2014 -- Seoul has contributed $7 million to the World Food Program (WFP) operation, which assists women and children affected by food shortages in North Korea, WFP said in a statement published on its website Wednesday.
- South Korea to Deploy 100 New Tanks With Locally Built Engines Sputnik 19 Nov 2014 -- South Korea is planning to deploy 100 next-generation K-2 Black Panther tanks with locally produced engines and transmission systems by 2017, the country's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said Wednesday.
- S Korea Dismisses Claims of Pyongyang's Secret Tunnel Near Capital Sputnik 17 Nov 2014 -- Last week, activists of several conservative civic groups held a press conference in the city of Namyangju, north of Seoul, and claimed that they found an underground tunnel in the city dug by North Korea in order to infiltrate South Korea.
- S Korea Claims Pyongyang Intensifies Activities Near Border: Reports Sputnik 16 Nov 2014 -- According to an unnamed government source, South Korea has broadcast warning messages toward the North on 'about 60 occasions' this year. South Korean troops did not fire a warning shot across the border in 2013, but had to so 'five to six times' in 2014.
- KPA Front Command Gives Warning to S. Korean Military KCNA 15 Nov 2014 -- The Front Command of the Korean People's Army (KPA) issued the following report on Saturday:
- S. Korea to hold drill in islets disputed with Japan: Seoul People's Daily 14 Nov 2014 -- South Korea's military will conduct an annual military drill in islets disputed with Japan on Nov. 24, Seoul's defense ministry said on Friday.
- NPCK Spokesman Denounces Hoguk Drills in S. Korea KCNA 13 Nov 2014 -- The spokesman for the National Peace Committee of Korea (NPCK) Thursday made public a statement in denunciation of the largest-ever 2014 Hoguk drills kicked off by the south Korean puppet group on Monday.
- Rodong Sinmun on Purpose of S. Korean Warmongers' Hoguk Drills KCNA 13 Nov 2014 -- The north-targeted Hoguk drills which the south Korean puppet army kicked off together with U.S. imperialist aggressor forces on Monday involve over 330,000 troops of the south Korean army, U.S. forces, at least 23,000 mobile equipment, over 60 warships and various type aircraft.
- South Korea, US hold largest joint drills since 1969 Iran Press TV 10 Nov 2014 -- South Korea has launched its largest joint military exercise in almost two decades with the US, despite North Korea's opposition to the move.
- South Korea Replaces Coastguard After Ferry Disaster RIA Novosti 07 Nov 2014 -- South Korea's National Assembly has voted to disband the country's coastguard, as part of a package of laws intended to prevent future accidents like the ferry disaster which killed more than 300 people in April.
- Washington pressures South Korea to exit air show in China Iran Press TV 05 Nov 2014 -- Seoul has come under US pressure to scrap its plan for sending a pair of military jets to an upcoming air show in China.
- South Korea Remains Optimistic About Dialogue With North RIA Novosti 05 Nov 2014 -- South Korea has expressed optimism about improving relations with the North, despite recent setbacks including the cancellation of high level talks which had been due to take place October 30.
- 25 Years Later, Is Germany's Reunification a Model for the Koreas? VOA 04 Nov 2014 -- On Nov. 9, 1989, when residents of East and West Berlin breached the wall that divided their city for three decades, it was an image seen around the globe.
- S. Korean Activists Use Lower-Profile Approach for Leaflet Balloons VOA 03 Nov 2014 -- A South Korean activist group comprised of North Korean defectors says it will continue launching propaganda balloons toward the North, but without releasing details to the public beforehand.
- South Korea Regrets Pyongyang's Refusal to Inter-Korean Dialogue RIA Novosti 02 Nov 2014 -- South Korea on Sunday expressed deep regret after the North Korean authorities announced inter-Korean dialogue would not be possible unless an anti-Pyongyang leaflet drop campaign is halted, Xinhua reported.
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