Tuesday, July 12, 2016
North Korea: " We will not passively watch how US undermines peace and security on the Korean Peninsula".
North Korea’s Foreign Ministry: " We will not passively watch how US undermines peace and security on the Korean Peninsula". (Tass).
The tense situation persists on the Korean Peninsula "due to the fault of the United States," a representative of North Korean Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
"US deliberately aggravates the situation in the region by sending strike groups, including USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, USS Mississippi nuclear-powered submarine and strategic bombers," the diplomat said.
At the same time, Washington plans to send 12 F-16 fighter aircraft to South Korea to participate in maneuvers that will "train technique of delivering strikes at main military facilities of North Korea," he added. Pyongyang also criticized Washington’s decision to deploy THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) on the Korean Peninsula.
North Korea "will not passively watch how US undermines peace and security on the Korean Peninsula and will take decisive measures," he warned. Read the full story here.