Friday, January 12, 2018

North Korean Diplomats: ‘It Would Be Suicidal To Attack The USA First’

A B-1B Lancer strategic bomber, two F-35A and two F-35B stealth jets of the U.S. and two F-16K and two F-15K fighters of South Korea fly in formation over the Korean Peninsula in this year's annual joint South Korea-U.S. air force drill, Vigilant Ace, on Dec. 6, 2017, in this photo provided by the air force. The exercise against North Korean provocations was the biggest in its history. (Yonhap)

Asia Times: ‘It would be suicidal to attack the USA first’: North Korean diplomats

But Pyongyang still wants nuke parity

A Russian expert quotes North Korean diplomats as saying they’re worried about a growing “misperception” among Americans that their country would launch a nuclear strike on the US as soon as they had the capability.

Alexander Vorontsov, head of the Department for Korean and Mongolian Studies and the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russia Academy of Sciences, said in a Wednesday article on 38 North that the regime is aware how “suicidal” such a move would be.

“It would be suicidal to attack the USA first and especially with nuclear weapons. We understand that it would be the last day of our country,” Vorontsov quoted one diplomat he met with in Pyongyang in November as saying.

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WNU Editor: Some North Koreans are nervous .... North Korean soldiers 'sleeping without removing their boots' in fear of war breaking out any moment (IBTimes).

More News On North Korean Diplomats Voicing Their Concerns That ‘It Would Be Suicidal To Attack The USA First’

Is the US Preparing for Preventive War? Views from North Korea -- Alexander Vorontsov, 38 North
Will North Korea Attack the U.S.? It Would Be a 'Suicidal' Move, Russian Expert Reports From Pyongyang -- Newsweek
Analyst: North Korea diplomats say attack on U.S. would be ‘suicidal’ -- Newsline
N. Korea fears war with U.S. -- Yonhap News Agency

1 comment:

jac said...

I strongly understand the NoKo position. That's why we have to take advantage of it! We can be much more provocative to undermine the prestige of the NoKo power, we have no risk.