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N. Korean leader convenes military meeting to discuss key defense policies
Updated: 2022-06-22 08:55:00 KST
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un convened a military meeting with senior military officials on Tuesday, amid heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula.
According to the regime's state-run media on Wednesay, the Central Military Commission met to discuss key defense policies as well as "crucial and urgent tasks" in order to expand military capabilities.
Pyeongyang's Korean Central News Agency also indicated that the meeting will likely go on for several days.
All eyes are on whether a nuclear test will be on the agenda, as the North has recently been seen preparing for what could be its first nuclear test since 2017.
Reporter : ejbae@arirang.com