Saturday, February 12, 2005

The North Korea Bugaboo and the Seas

SEOUL - North Korea issued a strong warning to South Korea on Saturday over what it claimed was the South's repeated intrusion into its waters, saying the alleged infringements could lead to a 'very serious disaster'.

A statement reported by Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency said: 'The South Korean army perpetrated military provocations by infiltrating a battleship several times into the North Korean waters.

AFP in the Straits Times
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With an ambiguous maritime border and with North Korea's re-ignited brinksmanship, are we closer now than ever to a breach in the 1954 armastice agreement?

How can the South Korean people help prevent an escalation in the crisis?

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