6 September 2011, 19:50

North Korea against South Korean naval base

North Korea against South Korean naval base

North Korea has spoken against building a naval base on the South Korean island of Chechudo. The declaration of

North Korea has spoken against building a naval base on the South Korean island of Chechudo.

The declaration of the North Korean Committee for a Peaceful Reunion of the Motherland reads that building a large military facility in that place is “the puppet regime’s criminal act aimed against North Korea with the aim of facilitating US aggression”.

The Committee believes that  building a naval base in that region will “disturb stability on the Korean Peninsula and in the entire North-East Asia.”

It is planned to deploy up to 20 warships at the base by 2014.

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