calendar>>March 13. 2011 Juch 100
Withdrawal of Military Reform Plan Demanded in S. Korea
Pyongyang, March 13 (KCNA) -- The People for Achieving Peace and Reunification of south Korea held a news conference outside the puppet Defense Ministry in demand of the withdrawal of the deceptive military reform plan of the military authorities on March 9.

Speakers noted at the news conference that the military authorities confirmed the "military reform plan 307," adding that it was the worst plan in history as it is meant to boost the authority of the military.

They held that if the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is invested with more powerful authority than what the erstwhile dictatorial regimes attempted to grant, this will leave the whole society subject to the military and deal a telling blow at the movement for democratization.

The attempt of the military authorities to introduce huge war hardware through the military reform would lead to beefing up armed forces and finally result in excessive arms expansion, they charged.

They demanded the military authorities cancel the plan at once.

That day, the Citizens' Solidarity for Democratic Society of south Korea released a commentary critical of the "military reform plan 307".

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