According to the KCNA news agency, the general staff of the Korean people’s army issued a press release on the 16th, saying that the Korean army has maintained a state of readiness for war.
According to the communique, the North Korean army has closely watched the recent relations between the two Koreas and has maintained a state of readiness for war in order to ensure any foreign measures taken by the party and the government militarily.
The DPRK military will promptly and thoroughly implement any decisions and instructions of the DPRK party and government.
The North Korean army accepted the opinions of the United Front Department of the Central Committee of the Korean labor party and the working department of the South Korea, studied sending troops into the demilitarized zone of the South Korea again, and took measures to further strengthen the military vigilance against the South Korea.
The North Korean military will also open the land front and many areas in the south-west sea of the country, take security measures, and assist the North Korean people in large-scale struggle against hostile leaflets.
According to the communique, the DPRK military will work out a plan for the rapid implementation of relevant military operations, which will be approved by the Central Military Commission of the Korean labor party.