May 12, 2021

Kim Yo Jong slams US-South Korea military drills, warns of an ‘unseemly sleep’

The North Korean leader's sister took aim at both South Korea and the US as they conduct computerized military drills

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sister, Kim Yo Jong, condemned U.S.-South Korea military drills and warned of possible retaliation in a new statement released on Tuesday.

Kim Yo Jong called the computer-simulated military exercises “a serious challenge” and demanded that they stop entirely, accusing South Korea of making excuses about the reduced size and changed format of the annual joint readiness drills, according to the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).