In response to North Korea's revelation of a new uranium enrichment facility, Defense Minister Kim Tae-yong had raised the possibility on Monday, telling a lawmaker who asked if South Korea would consider such redeployment that the government "will review what you said."South Korean Defense Minister Kim Tae-young (L) hurriedly leaves the National Assembly for the Defense Ministry upon hearing a report on North Korea's firing of hundreds of rounds of artillery toward South Korean waters and Yeonpyeong Island around 2:34 p.m. on Nov. 23, injuring several soldiers and civilians. (Yonhap)
"South Korea and the U.S. have not discussed redeployment of tactical nuclear weapons," a senior official at the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said. "And the issue is not a subject of discussion."
"Our aim is to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula, and that will not change," the official said on the condition of anonymity.