Korea JoongAng Daily – U.S. says it will stop Iran-North Korea missile exchanges

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, right, shakes hands with North Korea’s Foreign Minister at the time, Ri Yong-ho, during a meeting in Tehran on August 7, 2018. [AFP/YONHAP] Washington…

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DONG-A ILBO – USFK chief: ‘Difficult to transfer OPCON to S. Korea next year’

DONG_A ILBO The Moon Jae-in administration is speeding up steps to take over wartime operational control from the U.S. within the end of its term (May 2022), but Gen. Robert…

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Yonhap – JCS chairman nominee vows to realize ‘long-held yearning’ to retake OPCON from U.S.

By Choi Soo-hyang SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Yonhap) — Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Chairman nominee Gen. Won In-choul pledged Friday to accelerate South Korea’s push to retake the wartime operational…

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Yonhap – S. Korea, U.S. discussing how to hold annual defense chiefs’ talks: Seoul ministry

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Yonhap) — South Korea and the United States are discussing when and how to hold their defense ministers’ annual meeting amid the coronavirus pandemic, the defense ministry…

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Yonhap – Army unveils monument commemorating West Point graduates killed in Korean War

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Yonhap) — The Army unveiled a monument Friday to commemorate U.S. Military Academy graduates who were killed in the 1950-53 Korean War, officials said. The monument, erected…

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Yonhap – N. Korea continues missile development: defense minister nominee

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Yonhap) — North Korea is continuing to develop its missile capabilities, defense minister nominee Gen. Suh Wook said Wednesday, vowing to sternly respond to any provocations. Suh…

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