Wednesday, July 6, 2016
South Korea Prepares To Ramp Up Its Propaganda Broadcasts To The North
DW: South Korea to double propaganda loudspeakers on border
Amid rising tensions, South Korea will double the number of loudspeakers on its heavily fortified border with North Korea. The broadcasts aim to inform Pyongyang's military about regime abuses, said a military official.
The South Korean Defense Ministry plans to expand its propaganda broadcasts blasted into North Korea by doubling the number of loudspeakers on its border, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday.
"We plan to add some 10 new anti-North loudspeaker broadcast facilities by the end of the year," an unnamed military official told the news agency.
Broadcasting across the border "aims to correctly inform the North Korean military and people of the reality that the Kim (Jong-Un) regime is misleading its people and hurting the economy by engaging in the dual policy of seeking nuclear and economic development at the same time," the official added.
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Update: S. Korea to ramp up border propaganda broadcasts to North: report (AFP)
WNU Editor: The North Koreans are responding .... North Korea threatens U.S. military bases in latest messages (UPI)