October 01, 2023

Kim Jong Un suspends plans for “military action” against South Korea: KCNA

North Korea leader reported to have assessed "prevailing situation," moved to de-escalate rising tensions with Seoul

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called off plans for an unspecified "military action" against South Korea due to be discussed at an upcoming military meeting, the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Wednesday.

In a decision made during a preliminary meeting of the Seventh Worker’s Party of Korea (WPK) Central Military Commission (CMC), state media said Kim had “examined agenda items to be laid before the fifth meeting."