North Korea warns Seoul of a ‘miserable demise’ after US-ROK defense talks | NK News
July 12, 2024
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North Korea warns Seoul of a ‘miserable demise’ after US-ROK defense talks

North Korean state media condemned the U.S. and South Korea for mentioning a hypothetical preemptive strike scenario

North Korean state media slammed South Korea for allegedly exploring a hypothetical plan to “preemptively strike” the DPRK on Monday. The accusations refer to a wartime scenario discussed earlier this month at a virtual defense forum.

North Korea’s state-run Arirang Meari warned that Seoul will face “destructive consequences” if it continues joint defense projects with the United States. The remarks came soon after South Korean President Moon Jae-in once again vowed to pursue inter-Korean peace initiatives on Sept. 19, and after North Korea stayed silent on the inter-Korean military agreement’s two-year anniversary last weekend.

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