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Reporter : Jung Min-ho
Sat, June 3, 2023 | 06:52
Hundreds of weapons systems mobilized for ROK-US live-fire drills
More than 600 weapons systems, including the latest fighter jets, tanks and drones, as well as 2,500 troops from South Korea and the United States participated, Thursday, in the first leg of their largest-ever live-fire ordnance drills. F-35A stealth jets, AH-64E Apache attack helicopters, K9 Thunder self-propelled howitzers, K2 Black Panther tanks and Nuclear Biological Chem...
Korea says size of aid commitment overstated by Ukraine
Seoul said Wednesday that the size of its financial commitment to help Ukraine's reconstruction efforts was exaggerated by Kyiv. Speaking to The Korea Times, officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that Ukraine's claim that Korea's additional financial support could reach $8 billion by 2024 was simply not true.
US expert calls for radical shift in strategy to rid Pyongyang of nuclear arms
WASHINGTON - Since nuclear threats from North Korea started to emerge in the early 1990s, the United States has been trying to resolve the issue through diplomacy.
'If left divided, Korean Peninsula will never be at peace'
WASHINGTON - While denuclearization and security issues are dominating the news about North Korea, the vision for peaceful unification of the Korean Peninsula now appears out of date. Politicians barely talk about it as a serious possibility and when they do, no one seems to listen.
Gov't conducts radiation tests on North Korean defectors with contamination risks
Seoul has started conducting voluntary radiation exposure tests on North Korean defectors who hailed from areas adjacent to the regime's Punggye-ri nuclear test site, as concerns grow over risks to their health as well as the possibility of food products smuggled in from the North being contaminated. Speaking to The Korea Times Tuesday, an official at the Ministry of Unificat...
Seoul, Tokyo remain apart on specifics of Korea's Fukushima inspection
Seoul and Tokyo are struggling to agree on the specifics for the planned Korean inspection of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. According to officials, Sunday, the two countries were still in talks over the size of the Korean inspection team and what they will be allowed to do at the tsunami-damaged nuclear plant among other issues, ahead of their four-day visit to the a...
'Soldier most feared by North Korea' returns to military
Kim Kwan-jin, a former defense minister known as the “soldier most feared by North Korea” because of his zero-tolerance stance against the regime's provocations while in office, has been named the de facto chief of a committee tasked with reforming the South Korean military.
Over 70% of South Koreans support promoting human rights in North Korea
More than 70 percent of South Koreans said they are in support of promoting North Korea's human rights issues, according to a poll released Thursday.
Korea showcases weapons to foreign diplomats
Ambassadors and other diplomats from 18 countries were invited to a special military event promoting Korean weapons last week as local government and arms exporters intensify efforts to expand their presence in the global market.
Korea's forgotten A-bomb survivors welcome acknowledgement from leaders
In a symbolic move for peace and harmony, the leaders of Korea and Japan - Yoon Suk Yeol and Fumio Kishida - said at Sunday's summit that they will visit later this month a memorial monument in Hiroshima established to remember Korean victims of the atomic bombing.
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