November 27, 2022

South will pay “painful price” for military drills, North Korean party daily warns

Commentary comes on final day of joint ROK-U.S. command post exercise

North Korea's ruling party daily on Tuesday warned that the South will “pay a painful price” for its staging of what it described as its “aggressive” military drills with the U.S.

The Rodong Sinmun article comes the same day that Seoul and Washington are set to complete a downscaled command post exercise (CPX), staged throughout the month as an alternative to the now-terminated Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) drills.