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Pyongyang Calls South Korean President’s US Trip ‘Prelude to War’

Posted By admin On May 10, 2013 @ 4:25 am In World News | Comments Disabled

RIA Novosti [1]
May 10, 2013

SEOUL, May 10 (RIA Novosti) – North Korea has called the South Korean President’s recent visit to the United States a “prelude to war,” Yonhap reported on Friday citing North Korean media sources.

“It is a curtain-raiser to a dangerous war to invade” a North Korean official was cited as saying, Yonhap reported.

South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye took office in February, and the visit to the United States was her first official foreign trip as President.

North Korea was a key point on the agenda for her meetings with US President Barack Obama, given the worrying escalation of tensions on the Korean peninsula [2] following the isolated state’sthird nuclear test in February [3].

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[1] RIA Novosti: http://en.rian.ru/world/20130510/181068898/Pyongyang-Calls-South-Korean-Presidents-US-Trip-Prelude-to-War.html

[2] escalation of tensions on the Korean peninsula: http://en.rian.ru/trend/korean_peninsula_crisis_march_2013/

[3] third nuclear test in February: http://en.rian.ru/infographics/20130212/179424852.html

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