What to make of South Korean claims of “nothing unusual” in North Korea
Few unusual or suspicious indicators were recorded before and after the death of Kim Jong Il
Amid ongoing speculation about Kim Jong Un’s health, South Korea’s government has repeatedly said that nothing unusual or suspicious has been detected in North Korea.
Inter-Korean military hotline communications between the two countries are continuing as normal, the defense ministry said on Monday.
“Our government has enough information-gathering capabilities to say confidently that there is nothing unusual,” South Korea’s unification minister said on Sunday.
And the National Security Council “confirmed no unusual situations currently inside North Korea,” the Blue House indicated last Thursday.
But while all this might
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