South Korea called on North Korea Friday to follow Cuba’s footsteps in improving ties with the U.S. and other nations. The U.S. and Cuba announced their decision earlier this week to end five decades of Cold War hostility and revive diplomatic ties. It has effectively made North Korea the only diplomatically isolated nation on the planet.
The military was not guaranteed of 25 per cent of the seats in parliament to enable it to seize power back, but if the country is not stable and tranquil, the army will take control of the country, said Tin Aye, chairman of the Union Election Commission (UEC), at a meeting with artists at Micasa Hotel in Yangon on December 16.
Meeting of the civilian and military leadership led by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif at the General Headquarters on Friday concluded with the two expressing strong resolve to eradicate terrorism from the country, senior security sources told Dawn.