The brigade will aim to remove the North’s wartime command and paralyze its function if war breaks out, according to an official from Seoul’s Defense Ministry, who refused to be named, citing office rules. The brigade was originally planned to be ready by 2019. The official refused to say whether the brigade will train to execute pre-emptive strikes. Tiếp tục đọc “South Korea to form brigade to remove North’s leadership if war breaks out”
- Posted 06 Jan 2017 17:40
President Rodrigo Duterte returns the salute of a military officer (not pictured) as he leads the death anniversary celebration of Filipino national hero Dr Jose Rizal in Manila, Philippines December 30, 2016. REUTERS/Czar Dancel/Files
Duterte’s remarks came a day after Russia’s ambassador said his country was ready to supply the Philippines with sophisticated weapons and aims to become its close friend. Tiếp tục đọc “Duterte hopes Russia will become Philippines’ ally and protector”
SEOUL, South Korea — Japan recalled its envoy to South Korea on Friday to protest a statue commemorating Korean women who were forced into sexual slavery for Japanese soldiers during World War II, in the latest sign that ties between Washington’s two key Asian allies were again deteriorating over the bitter historical issue.
“The Japanese government finds this situation extremely regrettable,” Yoshihide Suga, chief cabinet secretary to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, said during a news conference in Tokyo, referring to the placement of the statue outside the Japanese Consulate in Busan, South Korea’s second-largest city, last week.
VNY – 5 thg 1, 2017
Đầu năm 2017, Mỹ đột nhiên tuyên bố rút nhóm tàu sân bay ở Địa Trung Hải về nước. Truyền thông còn nói rằng tiếp sau đó, các nhóm tàu sân bay khác trên khắp thế giới cũng sẽ rút về Mỹ.