‘If Seoul launches an operation to assassinate North Korea’s leader in the event of war, US special operations forces would participate, Yonhap news agency claims.

“The South Korean military will form a special brigade based on that of the US sometime later this year,” a high-ranking government official told the agency on condition of anonymity, adding that US special agents are expected to be under Korean command during the operation.

“Although the brigade is modeled after that in the US, it will be tailored to the special environments of the peninsula,” the source was cited as saying.’

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