S Korea should ponder over serious consequences

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Juche shell being fired in the presence of the Supreme Leader. (Related story in KAR)

Commentary in Minju Joson

The south Korean authorities recently made public "2020-2024 mid-term defence plan".

Under the plan they would reportedly spend 271.2 billion USD for "defence budget", an 8.5% increase from "2019-2023 mid-term defence plan". They also touted that they set "strategic deterrence to cope with threats" from someone as a "top priority task for building up the armed forces" and decided to earmark 31.7 billion USD for it.

The wild military act of the south Korean authorities revealed before the world once again that they have no intention to implement the north-south agreement in the military field.

The publication of the arms buildup plan gave clarity to the true intention of the south Korean authorities.

It shows they remain unchanged in their wicked ambition to stand in military confrontation with the DPRK.

It is foolhardy for the south Korean authorities to think of standing in military confrontation with the DPRK.

They will be made to pay a very high price for going reckless, in defiance of our repeated warnings.

They must stop going impudent, pondering over the serious impact their military confrontation moves will bring.

Regret always comes late.

(KCNA -  August 24, 2019)