North Korea has warned South Korea that it will meet “the most miserable end” if it continues to follow what it believes to be a U.S. policy of aggression towards the DPRK.
The warning, issued in an statement from the the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea (CPRK), was published by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) late on Wednesday.
“The south Korean authorities will not be able to escape the most miserable end if they persistently join the U.S. moves for a war of aggression aimed to disturb peace and stability on the Korean peninsula and stifle the DPRK,” the CPRK statement read. North Korean state media does not capitalize the “s” in South Korea or the “n” in North, reflecting the belief that the two Koreas are legitimately one nation.
The statement also referred to North Korea’s nuclear weapons capabilities in a threat against the U.S. mainland and its Southern neighbor.
“The DPRK’s access to smaller, precision and diversified nuclear strike means was designed to conclude the final battle with the U.S. in its mainland,” the statement said.
“But we do not hide that if the south Korean warmongers offer cannon fodder for U.S. war of aggression against the DPRK, south Korea will also be the target of our retaliatory strikes,” it followed.
A South Korean Ministry of Unification official, speaking to Yonhap News Agency on the condition of anonymity, expressed anger at the latest provocative statement issued by North Korea.
“We demand North Korea immediately stop their military threats toward the same ethnicity and make it clear once again that we will sternly react to any provocations by the North,” the official said on Thursday.
“The government will continue to maintain its cooperative posture with the international community including the U.S. over North Korean issues while extending its efforts to improve inter-Korean relations,” the official added…