One person dies in fire at gunpowder factory in Russia's KazanWorld March 24, 21:47
Russia's 'Gentlefan' baton passed on to Krasnodar ahead of Cote d’Ivoire friendlySport March 24, 21:34
Brazil’s football star Carlos: Germany, Portugal to meet in 2017 Confederations Cup finalSport March 24, 20:45
Belarus to stamp on any conflict unleashed as in Ukraine, president saysWorld March 24, 19:41
Russia to stage best ever edition of FIFA Confederations Cup this year — Brazil’s CarlosSport March 24, 19:28
Jehovah’s Witnesses say they have no suspension orders from Justice Ministry yetSociety & Culture March 24, 19:10
Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on National Guard base in ChechnyaWorld March 24, 18:51
Eurovision organizers set to find solution for Russia's contestant to perfom in KievWorld March 24, 18:46
Russia’s Airborne Force wraps up large-scale drills in CrimeaMilitary & Defense March 24, 18:20
According to KCNA, Supreme Commander of the Korean People's Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defense Commission of the DPRK, guided the actual parachuting and striking drill of paratrooper units of the KPA. “He expressed great satisfaction” with their skill and instructed them to take measures to boost the combat capability of the country’s armed forces.
According to KCNA, he stressed the “need to prepare all service personnel as ‘a-match-for-a-hundred’ fighters who are always ready” for combat.
The North Korean leader was accompanied by director of the General Political Bureau of the Korean People’s Army Hwang Pyong So, Chief of the KPA General Staff Ri Yong Gil and other military officials. The KCNA report did not identify the exercise area.
At present, 28,500 American troops are stationed in the south of the Korean Peninsula.