Reuters reports the latest comments from a North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman, as cited by KCNA news agency, blaming the US for “confrontational warmongering”.
“Large military drills being carried out by the United States and South Korea and U.S. threats of a preemptive war against Pyongyang have made the outbreak of war on the Korean peninsula “an established fact”.
“The remaining question now is: when will the war break out?”
“We do not wish for a war but shall not hide from it.”
“Recently, as the U.S. is conducting the largest-ever joint aerial drill on the Korean peninsula targeting the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, its high-level politicians are showing alarming signs by making bellicose remarks one after another.”
“These confrontational war-mongering remarks cannot be interpreted in any other way but as a warning to us to be prepared for a war on the Korean peninsula.”
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