South Korea on Oct. 10 urged North Korea to commit to its past disarmament pledges while expressing concerns over the North's unveiling of a suspected new long-range missile during a military parade. South Korea's Defense Ministry demanded North Korea abide by 2018 inter-Korean deals aimed at lowering animosities.
South Korea's Foreign Ministry issued a separate statement urging North Korea to return to talks to produce progress in its past commitment to achieving denuclearization and peace on the Korean Peninsula. After an emergency National Security Council meeting, council members in South Korea said they'll continue to analyze the strategic significance of the North Korean weapons systems disclosed on Oct. 10 and review South Korea's defense capabilities.
The reduction and limitation of national armament by general international agreement.
A ceremonial military marching formation to exhibit the apparent military strength of a nation.
North Korea will unveil its latest weaponry at a huge military parade.