North Korea warns of possible armed conflict with South Korea
The North’s main Rodong Sinmun newspaper says Seoul’s hard-line stance toward Pyongyang “may lead to an uncontrollable an unavoidable military conflict and a war” between the Koreas.
The commentary was carried on Sunday by the country’s official Korean Central News Agency. It comes two days after the regime declared it is abandoning a non-aggression pact designed to prevent hostilities between the wartime rivals.
Relations between the two Koreas have been strained since conservative President Lee Myung-bak took office nearly a year ago vowing to take a harder line on the communist North.
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