‘We won't tolerate any provocation by North Korea’

2015-08-21 11:09
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye. (File, AP)

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye. (File, AP)

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Seoul - South Korean President Park Geun-hye has also visited an army headquarters responsible for the western portion of the border, and is warning she won't tolerate any provocation by North Korea.

Park on Friday also ordered the military to respond immediately should North Korea launch fresh provocation, according to a statement from her office.

Yonhap news agency is reporting that South Korean Vice Defense Minister Baek Seung-joo told lawmakers that the most likely new North Korean targets would be 11 sites where South Korea operates loudspeakers broadcasting anti-Pyongyang messages.

South Korea's Defense Ministry says it cannot immediately confirm the report.

Defense officials also say South Korean troops fired 29 rounds on Thursday. The North's official Korean Central News Agency reported that South Korea fired 36 rounds.

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