February 05, 2023

North Korean military slams “reckless” South Korea for recent military drills

Recent exercises by Seoul violated inter-Korean military agreement, DPRK defense ministry spokesperson says

Updated at 1515 KST: this article has been updated to include a response from South Korea's defence ministry.

A spokesperson for North Korea's military on Friday condemned a recent round of military drills by South Korea, warning that relations between the two Koreas stood to worsen to pre-2018 levels should Seoul continue its "deliberate pursuit of confrontation."