Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Korea has prepared a new action plan on «active deterrence» of the DPRK. According to him, Seoul has to make a preemptive strike on North Korea if there are signs that Pyongyang is a real danger the security of South Korea. On this aspect, Mon, April 1, South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin told President Park Keun Hye, reports agency «Yonhap».
The minister promised that Seoul is ready to «rapid neutralization of threats of nuclear and missile attacks from North Korea.» Entirely new plan of action in an emergency situation will be approved in October 2013, when high-ranking military from South Korea will hold a yearly meeting on security with U.S. officials.
In addition, South Korea will accelerate the deployment of the system, which will allow to detect and eliminate North Korea’s nuclear and missile targets. Earlier, it was planned to be operational in 2015. Will also accelerate the construction of the state system and missile defense KAMD (Korean Air and Missile Defense).
On Saturday, March 30, Pyongyang announced that «entering into a state of war ‘with South Korea, and, accordingly, on the border provocations 2-states will lead to» full-scale conflict and nuclear war. » Earlier in the month, North Korea terminated the ceasefire agreement with the Republic of Korea, which operated since the end of hostilities in 1953.
The situation on the Korean peninsula escalated after the first in December 2012 North Korea launched a rocket into space with a satellite, and then, in February 2013, held in the third nuclear tests of its own history. In response, the UN Security Council adopted a series of new sanctions against Pyongyang.