October 01, 2023

North Korea poses greatest threat to Seoul even if China attacks Taiwan: Yoon

South Korean president says US-ROK alliance should focus on DPRK amid global attention on Ukraine and Taiwan

North Korean nuclear weapons pose the greatest threat to Seoul despite the outbreak of war in Ukraine and growing tensions over Taiwan, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said in an interview published Sunday. 

Speaking to CNN at the end of a seven-day trip overseas, Yoon warned that the DPRK might “conduct provocations” if China attacks Taiwan.