March 8, 2013
Pyongyang announced Friday that it is nullifying non-aggression pacts with South Korea and cutting the hotline with its neighbor. It comes after the UN Security Council adopted a resolution expanding sanctions against North Korea.
North Korea “abrogates all agreements on non-aggression reached between the North and the South,” the state-run Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea said in a statement.
“It notifies the South side that it will immediately cut off the North-South hotline,” said the statement, carried by the official KCNA news agency.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye warned North Korea of firm retaliation against any military strikes or other provocations
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