Tags: AS | Koreas | Tension

On Army Anniversary, NKorea Threat to Destroy US

Sunday, 24 Apr 2011 07:16 AM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has again threatened to destroy the United States and South Korea. The communist North issued its latest war rhetoric on the eve of its army's anniversary.

The official Korean Central News Agency says that People's Armed Forces Minster Kim Yong Chun issued the warning Sunday in a Pyongyang national meeting ahead of the army's founding anniversary.

KCNA cites Kim as saying the North's military knows no mercy and will "wipe out" the allies if they ignite a war.

The United States and South Korea launched annual joint drills in late February. Seoul's Defense Ministry says some part of the training are still under way.

North Korea has repeatedly threatened war over the drills, which it views as an attack preparation.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

NYC Health Official: Ebola System Worked

Friday, 24 Oct 2014 12:11 PM

New York City's health system worked when presented with the city's first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola, Dr. Mary T . . .

Joe Lieberman: Obama Losing the Propaganda War to ISIS

Friday, 24 Oct 2014 11:52 AM

Despite recent evidence that ISIS and al-Qaida possess sophisticated propaganda machines, Joe Lieberman contends the gov . . .

Cuomo: New York 'Seriously' Ready to Handle Ebola Case

Friday, 24 Oct 2014 11:43 AM

New York prepared for the possibility that hospitals would have to address Ebola by training medical personnel and equip . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved