The Hill: North Korea says planned military retaliation against South suspendedNorth Korean officials said Wednesday that a planned military retaliation against South Korea had been postponed by its leader, Kim Jong Un.
The Associated Press reported that North Korean state media said the decision was made a day earlier during a meeting of the Workers’ Party’s Central Military Commission presided over remotely by Kim, though it was unclear when the initial proposal or decision for military retaliation had been made.
“What’s clear is that the North said [military retaliation] was postponed, not canceled,” Kim Dong-yub, an analyst with the Institute for Far Eastern Studies, told the AP.
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