September 21, 2020

ROK-U.S. marine drills “run counter” to September military agreement: Rodong

DPRK's ruling party organ says Seoul, Washington "threatening peace" with ongoing exercises

The resumption last week of joint ROK-U.S. marine drills “runs counter” to September's DPRK-ROK military agreement, North Korea's highest circulation daily newspaper claimed on Monday in an accusation swiftly denied by the South Korean military.

In an editorial, the Rodong Sinmun, an organ of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), denounced the ROK-U.S. Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) joint military drill, which began on November 5.