South Korea stressed the shooting exercises conducted in Korean waters and territorial (Figure)
Korea Air Force F-15K fighter (Yonhap)
BEIJING, Dec. 20, according to Yonhap reported that South Korean military official says, local time, December 20 2:00 30 pm (Beijing time at 13:30 on the 20th) floor extension around the island at sea firing exercises, local time, 3:30 Xu has actually ended.
The exercise lasted about 1 hour, after news that South Korea is to launch the Hanchao Yan Ping Island last month due to shelling, “interrupt” the ROK artillery training, and the remaining did not launch more than 2,000 artillery shells. During exercise, South Korean troops to use K-9 self-propelled guns, 105mm towed artillery, the Vulcan air defense run, 81mm mortars Yin Ping Island to the southwest, South Korea’s maritime anti set fire training area (W 40 km 20 km ) fired artillery shells began live-fire training, mobilization of the preparation of all the firepower.
Han Jun said earlier, is “prepared to force North Korea may launch provocative”, the deployment of Air Force F-15 fighters in the west stand, and Aegis ship “King Sejong” ship (7600 tons) and South Korean destroyer (KDX-II, 4500-ton) more than 10 ships deployed in the front.
Korean military official said, today’s fire training practice has ended, now in the “North Korea’s preparedness to further provocation.”
South Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman Jin Yingshan 20 Marines on that day in the waters near the island of Yin Ping shooting drills, said that South Korea “began a long time ago at the self-defense exercises involving national sovereignty the problem. ”
Jin Yingshan day in the Foreign Ministry building at a regular press conference and made the above remarks. He pointed out that the Korean government stressed that “the firing exercises in South Korean waters and territory.”
he said, South Korea as a sovereign state, the right to self-defense exercises. He also pointed out that “North Korea should not launch the peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and threatening acts of provocation. North Korea needs to realize that if initiated provocation, will pay the appropriate price.”