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North Korea Severs Ties With South on Ship Sinking

Posted By admin On May 25, 2010 @ 10:16 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

Bomi Lim and Nicole Gaouette
Bloomberg News [1]
Tuesday, May 25, 2010

May 26 (Bloomberg) — North Korea said it will sever all ties with South Korea and expel the South’s workers from a joint industrial zone as “punishment” for accusing it of sinking a warship and killing 46 South Korean sailors.

“There is no need to show any mercy or patience for such confrontation maniacs,” the official Korean Central News Agency reported late yesterday, citing the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea. North Korea will “abrogate the agreement on non-aggression” and handle all issues with South Korea under wartime law, the group said.

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North Korea will cut off all communication links, ban passage of South Korean ships and airlines through its territories and resume propaganda broadcasts across the border, KCNA said. The communist country earlier yesterday warned of military action in the disputed maritime area off the peninsula’s west coast after accusing the South of violating its territory in the zone.

North Korea’s statement added to perceptions of increased tension on the Korean peninsula following the March 26 sinking of the 1,200-ton Cheonan, which a multinational team concluded on May 20 was caused by a North Korean torpedo.

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[3] South Korean ship with 104 on board sinks after ‘torpedo attack by North Korea’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/breaking-news-south-korean-ship-with-104-on-board-sinks-after-torpedo-attack-by-north-korea.html

[4] Doubts surface on North Korea’s role in ship sinking: http://www.prisonplanet.com/doubts-surface-on-north-koreas-role-in-ship-sinking.html

[5] North Korea cuts all links with South Korea: http://www.prisonplanet.com/north-korea-cuts-all-links-with-south-korea.html

[6] North Korea denies it sank South’s navy ship: http://www.prisonplanet.com/north-korea-denies-it-sank-souths-navy-ship.html

[7] N Korea accused of sinking South’s ship: http://www.prisonplanet.com/n-korea-accused-of-sinking-souths-ship.html

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