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October 2015 - South Korea Special Weapons News
- China, Japan and ROK meeting to improve ties People's Daily 31 Oct 2015 -- The ice-thawing meeting to be held over the weekend among leaders of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea will provide new incentives for regional cooperation and promote the stability of all of Asia and even the Asia-Pacific region, experts said.
- US, ROK Air Defense Exercise Strengthens Naval Partnership NNS 29 Oct 2015 -- The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group and the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) conducted air defense exercises (ADEX), Oct. 26-29, during bilateral training off the east coast of the Korean peninsula.
- South Korea 'to boost defense' amid North 'threats' Press TV 27 Oct 2015 -- South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has pledged to strengthen her country's defense capabilities against possible future "provocations" by neighboring North Korea.
- South Korea navy fires shots to send back North ship Press TV 25 Oct 2015 -- South Korea's navy has fired several warning shots to drive away a North Korean patrol boat that had crossed the disputed maritime border between the two neighbors.
- 2nd group of S.Koreans head for DPRK for family reunion People's Daily 24 Oct 2015 -- The second batch of South Koreans on Saturday headed for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to meet their long-lost DPRK relatives at the reunion event for families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War.
- Koreas Begin Second Round of Family Reunions VOA 24 Oct 2015 -- Hundreds of South Koreans have crossed the border into North Korea for the second round of family reunions this week, connecting families separated for six decades by the political division resulting from the Korean War.
- S. Korea Seeks Nuclear Talks With N. Korea VOA 23 Oct 2015 -- South Korea's top nuclear envoy called for inter-Korean talks to discuss the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.
- South Koreans enter North for family reunion Press TV 20 Oct 2015 -- Hundreds of South Koreans have entered a resort inside North Korean territory for a new round of family reunions.
- Korean Family Reunions Get Off to Good Start VOA 20 Oct 2015 -- The long awaited reunions of Korean separated families got underway Tuesday as the first group of mostly elderly participants from the South crossed into the North in a caravan of buses.
- U.S. and ROK Submarine Forces Bolster Alliance NNS 16 Oct 2015 -- Commander, Submarine Group (COMSUBGRU) 7 conducted bilateral talks with the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) Oct. 12-13 at Jinhae, Korea.
- Readout of Secretary Carter's Meetings With ROK President Park and ROK Minister of Defense Han DoD 15 Oct 2015
- S. Korean Official: UN Seeks New Action Over N. Korea Human Rights VOA 14 Oct 2015 -- The United Nations is making a renewed effort to bring North Korean officials to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for human rights violations, a South Korean official told VOA on Wednesday.
- N Korean Ballistic Missiles Not Able to Carry Nuclear Warheads Yet - Seoul Sputnik 12 Oct 2015 -- North Korea does not possess a technology that would allow it to mount nuclear warheads atop its ballistic missiles, South Korea's Defense Ministry said Monday as cited by Xinhua.
- North Korea says it wants better ties with South Press TV 10 Oct 2015 -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says his country seeks better ties with the neighboring South to protect peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula, which has been locked in a circle of military rhetoric over the past years.
- Koreas Exchange List of Participants for Reunions VOA 08 Oct 2015 -- South and North Korea Thursday exchanged a list of participants for a rare inter-Korean family reunion, moving closer to an implementation of a key agreement between the two Koreas.
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