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North Korea declared war on South Korea – the First channel

Home international news North Korea announced the entry into a state of war with South Korea, and, as stated by the North Korean leadership, ready to strike at the slightest threat. While Seoul is preparing an adequate response, Pyongyang raises the morale of citizens parades. Western experts say, in connection with the joint exercises of US and South Korea, to predict the aggression of North Korea was easy, but the further actions of the young leader Kim Jong UN is unpredictable.

Home international news North Korea announced the entry into a state of war with South Korea, and, as stated by the North Korean leadership, ready to strike at the slightest threat. While Seoul is preparing an adequate response, Pyongyang raises the morale of citizens parades. Western experts say, in connection with the joint exercises of US and South Korea, to predict the aggression of North Korea was easy, but the further actions of the young leader Kim Jong UN is unpredictable.

The Declaration of accession to a state of war with its southern neighbour was called in North Korea, predictably, a surge of patriotism. Throughout the country held mass rallies and demonstrations in support of the government, which announced that henceforth all problems in relations between the Koreas will be handled according to the laws of war, and revolutionary armed forces will respond to provocations of the enemy, immediately and without warning.

While official Seoul prepares the corresponding statement, and ordinary southerners expressed their attitude to threats from the North.

“We are counting on the support of our allies and hope that there will be no war. But if the worst happen, it primarily would mean the end of North Korean regime,” – says a resident of South Korea.

“In other countries to this situation include too seriously, but we in South Korea have long been accustomed to the bellicose rhetoric of our neighbors,” – said the South Korean.

The recent summary of world news often began with frightening statements from Pyongyang, but so far the case has not yet come. On the eve of North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN gave orders to bring into full combat readiness the missile part of the country and signed a plan of application of the strategic rocket forces attacks on American military bases located on the U.S. mainland, Hawaii, GUAM and in South Korea. This was the answer of Pyongyang over joint us-South Korea naval exercises, during which the strategic bombers of the U.S. air force launched strikes on targets in South Korea. In the White House the threat from Pyongyang to disregard could not.

“We drew attention to the unconstructive message about new statements by North Korea. We take these threats seriously and are in close contact with our South Korean allies. We continue to take additional measures against North Korean threats, including the plans for placement of the radars ground-based early warning and interception”, – said the official representative of national security Council of the USA Caitlin Hayden.

At the UN, according to the representative of the Secretary-General of the organization, another bellicose statement by Kim Jong-UN met with alarm and remind Pyongyang of the need to restrain the passions of this troubled time.

On the eve of the situations on the Korean Peninsula, said the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov: “We are in principle strongly against the steps from any side that somehow raise tensions. We will, of course, to judge the situation by bellicose statements, which are heard not only from Pyongyang, but by what concrete steps could be taken by one side or the other”.

The situation on the Korean Peninsula began to deteriorate sharply after Pyongyang in December launched a rocket with the satellite on Board, and in February conducted its third in a row nuclear tests. In response, the UN security Council adopted two resolutions to tighten sanctions against the DPRK. The North Korean leadership, these documents are not recognized and announced his intention to build up nuclear deterrence forces. Moreover, Pyongyang nullified the armistice agreement concluded at the end of the Korean war of 1950-1953.