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North Korea threatens attack on South

Posted By admin On May 27, 2009 @ 3:26 am In World News | Comments Disabled

ITN [1]
Wednesday, May 27, 2009

North Korea has threatened to attack the South following checks for weapons of mass destruction on its naval fleet.

Pyonyang was already facing internationals after the nuclear test at the weekend but this unequivocal act of war is being seen as a major escalation in the North’s international relations.

The threat is thought to have been provoked after Seoul joined a US-led initiative to check vessels suspected of carrying nuclear equipment.

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A North Korean army spokesman also said the country was not obliged to maintain the armistice signed at the end of the 1950-53 Korean War because Washington had ignored its responsibility as a signatory by drawing South Korea into its naval initiative.

The threat comes after South Korean media reported that Pyongyang had restarted the Yongbyon plant that makes weapons-grade plutonium.

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