Home Latest News North Korea prepares anti-South leaflets amid heightened tensions - Reuters

North Korea prepares anti-South leaflets amid heightened tensions – Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea is gearing up to send out propaganda leaflets around its southern border, denouncing North Korean defectors and South Korea, its point out media stated on Saturday, the latest retaliation for leaflets from the South as bilateral tensions rise.

FILE Image: A soldier stands guard at a checkpoint on the Grand Unification Bridge which leads to the inter-Korean Kaesong Industrial Sophisticated in North Korea, just south of the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, South Korea, June seventeen, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Enraged North Korean individuals throughout the place “are actively pushing forward with the preparations for launching a huge-scale distribution of leaflets,” which are piled as higher as a mountain, explained condition news company KCNA.

“Every motion ought to be met with correct response and only when a person experiences it oneself, a person can truly feel how offending it is,” KCNA stated.

North Korea has blamed North Korean defectors for launching leaflets throughout the border and threatened armed forces action. On Tuesday, Pyongyang blew up an inter-Korean liaison business to demonstrate its displeasure from the defectors and South Korea for not stopping them launching leaflets.]

South Korea’s unification ministry, which is responsible for inter-Korean dialogue, explained on Saturday that North Korea’s plan to mail leaflets was “extremely regrettable,” and urged it to scrap the program promptly.

A North Korean defector-led team said on Friday it experienced scrapped a program to mail hundreds of plastic bottles stuffed with rice, medicine and facial area masks to North Korea by throwing them into the sea near the border on Sunday.

The two Koreas, which are even now technically at war as their 1950-fifty three conflict ended with out a peace treaty, have waged leaflet campaigns for decades.

South Korea’s armed service made use of to start anti-North flyers across the demilitarized zone, but the program finished in 2010.

Numerous defector-led groups have regularly despatched back again flyers, alongside one another with foods, $1 costs, mini radios and USB sticks made up of South Korean dramas and information, ordinarily by balloon around the border or in bottles by river.

Pyongyang has utilized balloons to deliver its anti-South leaflets. South Koreans previously were being rewarded with stationery if they noted leaflets from the North.

Reporting By Jane Chung Enhancing by William Mallard and Jane Wardell


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Must Read

Google’s ‘Hold for Me’ Assistant feature appears first on new Pixel phones – Engadget

When the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G arrive, they’ll include an early preview of Google’s new feature for the Phone app, the Duplex-powered “Hold for Me.” Mentioned during the Launch Night presentation and explained in a blog post, it lets Google Assistant wait around and wait for someone to pick up when a business…

Watch ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Moderate Presidential Debate in ‘We’re All Doomed’ Video – Rolling Stone

“Weird Al” Yankovic teamed up with the Gregory Brothers for a comedic musical take on Tuesday night’s presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden with their video for the song “We’re All Doomed.” Yankovic and the Gregory Brothers’ satirical rendering accurately summed up the general consensus following the debate: “We’re all doomed,” Yankovic yells…

Previewing LeBron, Lakers taking on the Heat | NBA Finals | Hoop Streams – ESPN

Sorry for the interruption. We have been receiving a large volume of requests from your network. To continue with your YouTube experience, please fill out the form below.

Pixel 5, Chromecast with Google TV, Nest Audio: All of today’s Google announcements – CNET

Juan Garzon/CNET Last week Amazon dropped its annual armada of new products on us -- now it's Google's turn. The company's Launch Night In stream Wednesday follows its unveiling of the Pixel 4A budget phone in August. That event confirmed the existence of its next flagship phone, the Pixel 5, and the Pixel 4A 5G. They were launched today, along…

Disney World layoffs: 6,700 non-union employees are losing their jobs – Orlando Sentinel

About 6,700 Walt Disney World non-union employees are losing their jobs because of the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, according to an alert the Walt Disney Co. sent to the state. The notice is the first indication of how many Orlando employees are part of the massive layoffs the company announced Tuesday after the market…