S. Korea says N. Korea may stage 'threatening' military parade on Olympics eve

By REUTERS
January 26, 2018 05:46
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SEOUL - South Korea's Unification Minister said on Friday that North Korea may stage a "threatening" military parade to mark its new military anniversary on February 8, the day before the start of the Winter Olympics, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said.

North Korea announced on Tuesday it would celebrate the founding of its military on February 8, which is typically marked with a large military parade.

Minister Cho Myoung-gyun said in a lecture in Seoul that the North is preparing an anniversary event in Pyongyang involving "large-scale" military forces and weapons, Yonhap said.

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