Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
May 2015 - South Korea Special Weapons News
- Vietnam, S. Korea boost defense ties People's Daily 28 May 2015 -- Defense ministers of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea agreed to further strengthen defense cooperation during talks held Thursday in Vietnam's capital Hanoi.
- S.Korea, U.S., Japan discuss ways of returning DPRK to nuke dialogue People's Daily 27 May 2015 -- Top negotiators of South Korea, the United Statesand Japan, who represent each of their countries in the six-party talks to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula, have discussed ways of returning the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to the dialogue table for its nuclear program.
- DPRK building artillery positions near inter-Korean sea border: S.Korea People's Daily 26 May 2015 -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is building artillery positions in an uninhabited island just above the inter-Korean maritime border, South Korea's military said Tuesday.
- South Korea Adds New Conditions To Lifting Sanctions Against North Sputnik 24 May 2015 -- South Korea added a new layer of conditions to the lifting of sanctions after North Korea proposed to investigate the incident which led South Korea to instigate the sanctions.
- Pyongyang Repeats Request for Inter-Korean Probe Into Cheonan Sinking Sputnik 24 May 2015 -- North Korea has reportedly repeated its call for a new joint investigation into the sinking of a South Korean warship in 2010 in an attempt to ward off accusations of its involvement in the incident and prompt Seoul to lift its sanctions.
- Top negotiators of S.Korea, U.S., Japan to gather for DPRK nuke talks People's Daily 22 May 2015 -- Top nuclear delegates of South Korea, the United States and Japan will meet in Seoul for two days from May 26 to discuss the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) 's nuclear program, Seoul's foreign ministry said Friday.
- Seoul Wants to Make Sure THAAD is the Real Thing Sputnik 19 May 2015 -- South Korea is looking into whether a US advanced missile-defense system could boost its defense capabilities against North Korea, a government official said Tuesday.
- North Korea Criticized for Rants Against South Korean President VOA 18 May 2015 -- South Korea Monday condemned North Korean rants against President Park Geun-hye and called on the North to stop immediately.
- Joint Press Availability With Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se US Dept. of State 18 May 2015
- Remarks With Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se Before Their Meeting US Dept. of State 18 May 2015
- Kerry confirms U.S.-S. Korea alliance against DPRK, favors harmony with Japan People's Daily 18 May 2015 -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his South Korean counterpart Yun Byung-se on Monday confirmed a firm U.S.-South Korea alliance against any threats from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) during their talks.
- S. Korea proposes talks with DPRK on Kaesong wage row People's Daily 18 May 2015 -- South Korea offered to hold talks with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on the management of an inter-Korean economic zone, including the ongoing row over a wage hike for DPRK workers, the Unification Ministry said Monday.
- Kerry in Seoul for Talks With S. Korean Leaders VOA 17 May 2015 -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in South Korea to discuss global, regional and bilateral issues with President Park Geun-hye and Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se.
- S.Korea says DPRK stages artillery-firing drill for two days near sea border People's Daily 14 May 2015 -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) carried out artillery-firing exercises for two straight days Thursday near the disputed maritime border with South Korea.
- DPRK urges Seoul not to interfere in wage increase for Kaesong workers People's Daily 14 May 2015 -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said Wednesday that it will invariably enforce the new wage standard for laborers at the Kaesong Industrial Complex and urged Seoul not to interfere, the official KCNA news agency reported Thursday.
- North Korea continues live-fire drill near South island Press TV 14 May 2015 -- North Korea continues to carry out a live-fire drill for a second consecutive day by firing dozens of artillery shells into the sea near the disputed maritime border with South Korea.
- S.Korean president to hold security meeting after DPRK's firing of submarine missile People's Daily 12 May 2015 -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye is to convene a meeting of top security officials Tuesday after the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) announced its ' successful' test-firing of a ballistic missile from a submarine.
- N. Korea Slows Down Work at Kaesong VOA 11 May 2015 -- North Korea is slowing down work at the inter-Korean industrial complex of Kaesong, South Korea's Unification Ministry said Monday.
- S.Korea deeply worries about DPRK's test-firing of submarine missile People's Daily 11 May 2015 -- South Korea's military expressed deep worry Monday about the Democratic People's Republic of Korea(DPRK) 's test-firing of a ballistic missile from its submarine. 'Our military is deeply and seriously worried about the underwater test-firing of a ballistic missile conducted by North Korea (DPRK) last week,'Defense Ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok told a regular press briefing.
- South Korea calls on North to stop submarine missile project Press TV 11 May 2015 -- South Korea has called on North Korea to end the development of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), threatening to respond "mercilessly" to any act of provocation from Pyongyang.
- North Korea vows response to South 'incursions' Press TV 08 May 2015 -- North Korea has warned its southern neighbor that it would give a strong response to any incursion into its territorial waters, days after Seoul's naval forces reportedly violated a disputed Yellow Sea border.
- Pyongyang Warns of 'Targeted Strikes' Against South Korea's Navy Sputnik 08 May 2015 -- North Korea threatened to launch 'unannounced targeted strikes' on South Korean naval vessels that allegedly violated the two Koreas' disputed Yellow Sea border.
- South Korea: Sanctions on North Korea Will Remain in Place VOA 07 May 2015 -- South Korea said Thursday its stance on sanctions against North Korea remains unchanged, despite its efforts to improve ties with the North.
- Seoul to Help N. Korean Defectors Save Money VOA 06 May 2015 -- South Korea on Wednesday announced a new plan to help newly arrived North Korean defectors resettle in the South with financial assistance.
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