Military Capabilities

North Korea holds low-key military parade ahead of Winter Olympics

08 February 2018

North Korea has conducted a military parade in Pyongyang to mark the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the Korean People’s Army.

The event, which took place on 8 February, a day before the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics in the South Korean county of Pyeongchang, appears to have been curtailed compared with previous ones.

South Korean Yonhap news agency quoted an unnamed source as saying that the parade lasted only about 90 minutes and featured a reduced programme.

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