USFK denied to send special forces airborne Korea to conduct reconnaissance
AP U.S. troops stationed in South Korea on the 29th denied that U.S. special forces to gather intelligence to parachuting airborne Korea, said that previously a media report misquoted news source.
According to the Japan International current affairs magazine “Foreign scholars reported USFK Special Forces commander, Brigadier General Toledo last week, disclosed at a meeting in Florida, USA, since the end of the Korean War, the DPRK to build tens of meter underground passage, “50 years later still do not know the size and capacity of these underground facilities. The report quoted the the Toledo words, the DPRK to build at least four channels in the inter-Korean demilitarized zone underground. U.S. spy satellites are difficult to detect these channels, we therefore dispatch (South Korea) soldiers and American soldiers to the Korean territory, perform special reconnaissance missions.
charge of USFK Public Relations Services Colonel Withington Dayton, on the 29th to accept the media to verify denied the reports, saying the media quoted out of context, any U.S. military or Jun Han soldiers parachuted into North Korea. “Although the reconnaissance is the core mission of the Special Forces, but the force did not enter the special reconnaissance mission in Korea.” Withington, said.