Sunday, September 17, 2006

Korea/tension between the South and the North

Reuters Photo: Soldiers from North Korea (R) and the U.S. stand guard at the truce village of.
DPRK accuses South Korea of preparing for war

An official group of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Friday accused South Korea of preparing a war against its country, the official Korean Central News Agency reported.

The Committee for Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland, an official DPRK group, criticized South Korea for developing "ultra-modern weapons of various types" and setting up a new "command for guided shells."

South Korea, who followed the United States, was pursuing a hostile policy against the DPRK, said the statement.

"This dangerous arms build-up indicates that the south Korean military bellicose forces are putting spurs to the preparations for a war against the north," it said.

"We will never remain a passive on-looker to their frantic preparations for a war against the north, but strongly react to them," it added.people's daily September 16

Fri Sep 15, 8:02 AM ET

SEOUL (Reuters) -
North Koreawarned the South on Friday against joining international moves to apply sanctions against Pyongyang and said ties would suffer and a war could break out if Seoul cooperated with the United States against

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