Military on Full Alert for N.Korean Provocations

Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin has put the military on full alert for any provocations from North Korea.

In a meeting with military commanders on Tuesday, Kim said there is a high chance of a North Korean provocation between late January and early March next year.

Meanwhile, Saenuri Party lawmaker Cho Won-jin said in a special parliamentary meeting Tuesday that there are signs the North will attempt another long-range missile launch and a fourth nuclear test, citing work at its nuclear test site and missile launch facility.

Arirang News / Dec. 19, 2013 11:16 KST