General Suh Wook was sworn in as Korea’s Minister of National Defense on Saturday, making him the first Army commander to head the country’s defense in the Moon Jae-in administration.
Minister of National Defense Jeong Kyeong-doo landed himself in hot water due to his excuse for opting out of a defense chiefs’ meeting with the United States and Japan last week.
Gen. Won In-choul, the Air Force chief of staff, has been nominated to chair Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), the Ministry of National Defense announced on Monday.
North Korean senior official Kim Yong-chol, once the right hand man to the regime’s leader Kim Jong-un, said the South's behavior will determine the future of inter-Korean relations, according to state media on Thursday.
North Korea's surprise demolition of an inter-Korean liaison office last week is not in breach of the latest military tension reduction agreement between the two Koreas, South Korea Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo said Monday.
Stunning remarks by Korean Ambassador to Washington Lee Soo-hyuck and Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo are fueling misunderstanding between Korea and the United States. Amid unprecedented chaos from the...
Stunning remarks by Korean Ambassador to Washington Lee Soo-hyuck and Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo are fueling misunderstanding between Korea and the United States. Amid unprecedented chaos from the Covid-19...
Seoul and Washington are working to hold a videoconference between the two countries’ defense chiefs next month, during which they are expected to discuss their defense cost-sharing agreement, Korea's Ministry of National Defense said Tuesday.