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Defense Minister Urges Vigilance

first_img News South Korea’s Minster of Defense Kim Kwan Jin has said in relation to North Korea, “The enemy would be bringing destruction on itself if it attempts to test our capabilities and readiness.”In a New Year’s letter sent to South Korea’s military commanders on the 1st, Kim went on to assert, “We have overcome a great many crises to accomplish freedom, peace and prosperity.  We possess capabilities and readiness sufficient to defend these precious values.”“2014 is an extremely important year that could determine South Korea’s fate in the national security arena.  The security situation on the peninsula is unclear as the result of North Korea’s attempts to strengthen their one-man dictatorial regime through a reign of terror,” it was written. Stating that it was “highly likely” North Korea would stage provocations toward the South in the coming year, Kim followed with calls for the military to “fulfill their responsibility as the final bastion of national security.”  News North Korea tries to accelerate building of walls and fences along border with China SHARE AvatarDaily NKQuestions or comments about this article? Contact us at [email protected] There are signs that North Korea is running into serious difficulties with its corn harvest News center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Twitter By Daily NK – 2014.01.02 1:38pm Entire border patrol unit in North Hamgyong Province placed into quarantine following “paratyphoid” outbreak News Defense Minister Urges Vigilancelast_img read more