North Korea welcomes Chinese delegation at war anniversary

A handout photo made available by the Russian Defence Ministry shows Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu (3-L) attending a meeting with North Korea's Defence Minister General Kang Sun-nam (3-R) in Pyongyang, North Korea, 26 July 2023. EFE-EPA/RUSSIAN DEFENCE MINISTRY PRESS SERVICE / HANDOUT --MANDATORY CREDIT-- HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

Seoul, July 27 (EF).- North Korean authorities extended a warm welcome to a Chinese delegation invited to attend the events to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of the Korean War (1950-53), state media reported Thursday. The delegation led by Li Hongzhong, member of China’s Communist Party politburo, arrived Wednesday in Pyongyang, where they … Read more

South Korea, US stage largest amphibious landing drills in five years

South Korean and US Marines take part in a joint drill at a training range in Pohang, South Korea, 29 March 2023, as part of the ongoing South Korea-US Ssangyong amphibious landing exercise that began on 20 March. EFE-EPA/YONHAP SOUTH KOREA OUT

Pohang, South Korea, Mar 29 (EFE).- South Korea and the United States conducted amphibious assault drills on Wednesday for the first time in five years, exhibiting their nimble marines and war equipment in a high-spirited action as a warning to North Korea’s ostentatious military prowess. The two military allies began the Ssangyong (double dragon in … Read more