Friday, April 14, 2017

Crisis On The North Korean Peninsula -- News Updates April 14, 2017

BBC: China fears North Korea-US conflict 'at any moment'

China has warned that "conflict could break out at any moment" as tension over North Korea increases.

Foreign Minister Wang Yi said if war occurred there could be no winner.

Mr Wang's comments come as the US voices increasing concern at North Korea's development of nuclear weapons and deploys a Navy carrier group off the Korean peninsula.

China, North Korea's only backer, fears conflict could cause the regime to collapse and problems on its border.

Mr Wang said: "One has the feeling that a conflict could break out at any moment.

"I think that all relevant parties should be highly vigilant with regards to this situation."

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Crisis On The North Korean Peninsula -- News Updates April 14, 2017

China issues stern warning to U.S., North Korea over their growing tensions -- Washington Post
China Warns of War Risk as Trump Rattles Saber at North Korea -- Bloomberg
China Warns of 'Storm Clouds Gathering' in US-North Korea Standoff -- New York Times
China: Tension Over North Korea Must Be Stopped Before It Becomes 'Irreversible' -- Time/Reuters
North Korean official: Ready for war if Trump wants it -- AP
North Korean official warns of preemptive strike of its own -- The Hill
North Korea threatens pre-emptive nuclear attack -- CBS News
North threatens US with a first strike -- Korea JoongAng Daily
N.K. says it will conduct nuke test when leader decides: report -- Yonhap News
North Korea Broadcasts Mysterious Messages As New Nuke Test Looms -- Daily Caller
N. Korea sends radio broadcast of new encrypted numbers ahead of key anniv. -- Yonhap News
US will not bypass Seoul when dealing with N. Korea: FM -- Korea Herald
North Korea Threat Heats Up, but South Koreans Keep Their Cool -- WSJ
North Korea and mounting tensions: The view from Seoul -- Al Jazeera
Noodles, not nukes: many in South Korea ignore tensions -- Reuters
Senior U.S. official: 'Some military options already being assessed' on N. Korea -- Yonhap News Agency
Pence heads to South Korea amid tensions with North -- The Hill
Vice President Pence heads to Seoul as North Korea tensions flare -- Reuters
As North Korea brews, Trump again in Mar-a-Lago -- CNN
Pelosi calls for debate on strikes after 'saber-rattling' on North Korea -- The Hill
Air China suspends flights to Pyongyang -- CNN

1 comment:

RussInSoCal said...

Tomorrow, April 15 is the "Day of the Sun" celebration in DPRK. If the test doesn't happen by then, hopefully it won't at all.