26 July 2017

News Story: S. Korea vigilant about N. Korea's possible missile launch

By Lee Chi-dong

SEOUL, July 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's military said Tuesday that it is keeping an eye on North Korea's missile activity in cooperation with the United States.

Citing an unnamed U.S. defense official, CNN reported earlier in the day that the North seems to be preparing for another missile test.

Transporter vehicles carrying equipment for the firing of a ballistic missile were seen arriving in Kusong, North Pyongan Province, the official was quoted as saying through the broadcaster.

The South's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) would not talk openly about such a specific intelligence-related issue.

"Our military is closely monitoring (North Korea's move) through the integrated operation of South Korea-U.S. combined surveillance assets against the possibility of North Korea's various provocations," Army Col. Roh Jae-cheon, the JCS spokesman, told reporters.

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