August 16, 2022

No Military Parade At North Korea’s Annual Holiday Celebration

Meanwhile South Korean defense official says North Korea is ready to fire missiles

WASHINGTON DC - North Korean authorities refrained this year from conducting a military parade at the annual "Day of The Sun" celebration, held today to commemorate the birth of founding leader Kim Il Sung.

Kyodo News dispatch from Pyongyang today reported on the festivities, noting that unlike the previous year, "no military parades or other grandiose events were scheduled for the occasion".