North Korea pledges to strengthen action plan of frontline military units and strengthen war deterrence


North Korean leader Kim Jong Un holds a meeting to discuss major issues related to the party’s work at the office building of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang, North Korea, June 12 2022 in this photo released by the country’s Korean Central News Agency. KCNA via REUTERS

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SEOUL, June 24 (Reuters) – North Korea has moved to bolster its frontline military units’ plan of action as its leader Kim Jong Un ordered to boost the country’s defense capabilities to overwhelm hostile forces , state media reported on Friday.

Kim presided over a three-day party meeting on North Korea’s military and defense policies that ended Thursday in which senior officials “discussed and approved an important issue of providing a military guarantee for further strengthen the country’s war deterrence,” the North Korean KCNA official said. .

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Reporting by Soo-hyang Choi; Editing by Leslie Adler

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