Ri Yong Ho

  • North Korea sacks Army chief: Report July 16, 2012

    Seoul: Kim Jong Un's top military official — a key mentor to North Korea's young new leader who had served under his father — has been removed from all posts because of illness, state media said on Monday in a surprise announcement that shakes the core of the authoritarian country's...
  • Can defeat US with one blow: N Korean military April 25, 2012

    Pyongyang: North Korea is armed with "powerful modern weapons" capable of defeating the United States, a top military chief in Pyongyang said Wednesday amid increased speculation abroad about the nation's missile arsenal and nuclear ambitions. Vice Marshal Ri Yong Ho emphasised the importance of strengthening the military to defend North Korea...