Quick access to main page (top) Direct access to main contents Quick access to main page (bottom)

South Korea Threatens North Korea With Loudspeaker Propaganda Amid Rising Tensions

Daniel Kim Views  

Yonhap News

On the 4th, National Security Adviser Chang Ho Jin said that whether to resume the frontline loudspeaker broadcasts, a psychological warfare tool against North Korea, “largely depends on North Korea.”

Appearing on KBS 9 News that day, Chang said, “Of course, we have such a policy (on the loudspeaker broadcasting resumption) and will broadcast with loudspeakers. When and how we will do it largely depends on North Korea, and we will keep an eye on further action from North Korea.” The loudspeaker is a psychological warfare tool that the South Korean military uses, evoking a particularly strong reaction from North Korea.

Regarding the government’s decision to suspend the effectiveness of the 9/19 Comprehensive Inter-Korean Military Agreement, Chang said, “We have suspended it so that we can take immediate action if North Korea takes unacceptable measures.”

Chang emphasized, “Provocations like trash balloons have harmed our people and pose actual safety risks, so we must respond to protect our people’s safety, and of course loudspeaker broadcasts are included in the response methods. They are not excluded.”

Regarding North Korea’s stance to halt the spread of trash balloons and retaliate 100 times if leaflets are scattered from South Korea, Chang said, “First, we will do our utmost to ensure that our people can handle them safely. If North Korea sends more balloons, they will have to face stronger, unbearable measures.”

Chang explained, “Unlike North Korea, we will do it in a way that is quite painful, dignified, and welcomed by North Korean residents.”

Daniel Kim
content@viewusglobal.com

Comments0

300

Comments0

[WORLD] Latest Stories

  • South Korea to Pioneer Mineral Exploration in Kazakhstan
  • Hungary Condemns EU Tariff Proposal on China
  • Is Putin Really Going to North Korea? Here's What We Know
  • Mozambique Set to Transform Global Energy With $100 Billion Gas Reserves
  • Will Trump Enforce Mandatory Military Service if Elected?
  • North Korea and Russia Celebrate Unbreakable Bond on Russian National Day

Weekly Best Articles

  • Transgender Swimmer’s Olympic Dreams Dashed by Recent Ruling
  • From K-Pop to Mainstream: How ‘K-Hearts’ Became the Latest Craze Among Gen Z in the U.S.
  • He Said, She Said: Elon Musk and SpaceX Hit with Harassment Lawsuit by Former Employees
  • Hungary Condemns EU Tariff Proposal on China
  • National Zoo of North Korea Welcomes a Baby Boom: Over 200 Newborns This Year!
  • Lionel Messi Hints at Retirement in Latest Interview
  • Did You See That? Fake Video of Trump Dissin’ Japanese PM Is Blowing Up
  • YouTube Finally Tests THIS Function for Shorts: What You Need to Know!
  • North Korea’s Cabinet Newspaper Warns: Avoid These Foods on an Empty Stomach
  • US Electric Vehicle Buyers Score Big: $1 Billion Saved Thanks to New Tax Credits
  • Fisker Faces Recall Crisis: 18,000+ Electric Vehicles Across North America and Europe Pulled for Safety Fixes
  • FedEx to Eliminate Up to 2,000 Jobs in Europe

You May Also Like

  • 1
    Anticipating NVIDIA's Next Big Leap: The $5 Trillion Market Cap

    BUSINESS 

  • 2
    Starbucks' Price Hike Backfires, Driving Away Even Its Most Devoted Fans

    DEBATE 

  • 3
    Volvo FH16 Introduces All-New D17 Engine Technology: More Power, Less Fuel

    BUSINESS 

  • 4
    U.S. Lawmakers Demand Sanctions on Chinese Battery Giants Over Forced Labor Claims

    BUSINESS 

  • 5
    UAE Backs US Restrictions on Semiconductors Exports To China

    BUSINESS 

Popular Now

  • 1
    LE SSERAFIM Dominates Billboard Charts for 16 Weeks!

    ENTERTAINMENT 

  • 2
    Zico's 'SPOT!' Hits the Billboard Charts Again: A Six-Week Streak to Remember!

    ENTERTAINMENT 

  • 3
    Welcome Back to Civilian Life! BTS Jin Discharged After 18 Months in the Army

    ENTERTAINMENT 

  • 4
    Celebrations Erupt as BTS' Jin Marches into Civilian Life!

    ENTERTAINMENT 

  • 5
    Former Hello Venus Member Yoo Ara Reveals She Has Cancer

    ENTERTAINMENT 

Weekly Best Articles

  • Transgender Swimmer’s Olympic Dreams Dashed by Recent Ruling
  • From K-Pop to Mainstream: How ‘K-Hearts’ Became the Latest Craze Among Gen Z in the U.S.
  • He Said, She Said: Elon Musk and SpaceX Hit with Harassment Lawsuit by Former Employees
  • Hungary Condemns EU Tariff Proposal on China
  • National Zoo of North Korea Welcomes a Baby Boom: Over 200 Newborns This Year!
  • Lionel Messi Hints at Retirement in Latest Interview
  • Did You See That? Fake Video of Trump Dissin’ Japanese PM Is Blowing Up
  • YouTube Finally Tests THIS Function for Shorts: What You Need to Know!
  • North Korea’s Cabinet Newspaper Warns: Avoid These Foods on an Empty Stomach
  • US Electric Vehicle Buyers Score Big: $1 Billion Saved Thanks to New Tax Credits
  • Fisker Faces Recall Crisis: 18,000+ Electric Vehicles Across North America and Europe Pulled for Safety Fixes
  • FedEx to Eliminate Up to 2,000 Jobs in Europe

Must-Reads

  • 1
    Anticipating NVIDIA's Next Big Leap: The $5 Trillion Market Cap

    BUSINESS 

  • 2
    Starbucks' Price Hike Backfires, Driving Away Even Its Most Devoted Fans

    DEBATE 

  • 3
    Volvo FH16 Introduces All-New D17 Engine Technology: More Power, Less Fuel

    BUSINESS 

  • 4
    U.S. Lawmakers Demand Sanctions on Chinese Battery Giants Over Forced Labor Claims

    BUSINESS 

  • 5
    UAE Backs US Restrictions on Semiconductors Exports To China

    BUSINESS 

Popular Now

  • 1
    LE SSERAFIM Dominates Billboard Charts for 16 Weeks!

    ENTERTAINMENT 

  • 2
    Zico's 'SPOT!' Hits the Billboard Charts Again: A Six-Week Streak to Remember!

    ENTERTAINMENT 

  • 3
    Welcome Back to Civilian Life! BTS Jin Discharged After 18 Months in the Army

    ENTERTAINMENT 

  • 4
    Celebrations Erupt as BTS' Jin Marches into Civilian Life!

    ENTERTAINMENT 

  • 5
    Former Hello Venus Member Yoo Ara Reveals She Has Cancer

    ENTERTAINMENT 

Share it on...