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article imageNorth Korea Says They Will Retaliate Against South Korea

By KJ Mullins     Jun 6, 2009 in Politics
South Korea state media is saying that North Korea is to retaliate against the nation for joining a U.S.-led anti-proliferation program.
The North Korean state media says that south Korea is "wholly accountable for the disastrous consequences as it has followed foreign forces."
The United States is asking for new sanctions on North Korea from the UN Security Council. The push is on for all governments to “immediately to enforce” prior sanctions that are in place. Those sanctions relate to banking and trade that was imposed in 2006 when North Korea first tested a nuclear weapon.
News 24 reports:
"South Korea's full participation in the PSI is a wanton violation of the DPRK's (North Korea's) sovereignty and an open declaration of war against it," a commentary published in the North's main newspaper, Rodong Sinmun said, reported by South Korea's Yonhap news agency.
"South Korea will be wholly accountable for the disastrous consequences as it has followed foreign forces in utter disregard of the DPRK's sovereignty and dignity," said the commentary.
South Korea says that they will not make any compromises despite the threat of war from North Korea. President Lee Myung-Bak said that his nation is stepping up defense.
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