Tensions Rise In Korea As South Puts Planes On Standby, UN Emergency Meeting Expected

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Tensions are rising in Korea has the South prepares for live fire drills in the same area that the North attacked weeks ago. The United Nations is expected to convene an emergency meeting due to the expected violence in Korea.

Bloomberg is reporting that Russia asked for the emergency meeting of the United Nations  and that it will take place tomorrow at 11pm.

“The United Nations Security Council has scheduled an emergency meeting on North Korea tomorrow at Russia’s request, the Associated Press reported, citing Mark Kornblau, a spokesman for the U.S. Mission to the world body.”

Russia convenes urgent UN Security Council meeting on Koreas

The Russian delegation to the UN on Saturday summoned an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss the situation on the Korean Peninsula, the permanent mission of the Russian Federation to the UN said.

“Upon an initiative of Russia an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council dedicated to the situation on the Korean Peninsula will be held today, a statement by the Russian permanent mission said.

North Korea as already threatened to attack the South if they resume their live fire drills which have been delayed due to bad weather.


The North Korean military threatened Friday that it would launch self-defense attacks after South Korean military authorities announced South Korean Marines on Yeonpyeong Island would restart live-fire drills on a day with clear weather between Dec. 18 and 21. Accordingly, concerns about a military clash are heightening.

In a message sent in the name of the head of the North Korean delegation to inter-Korean military talks, North Korea warned that if South Korea pushes ahead with its drills on Yeonpyeong Island despite its advanced warning, North Korea would carry out unpredictable second and third self-defensive strikes to protect its territorial waters. The message warned that the attacks would be more serious in terms of strength and scope than the artillery attack launched on Nov. 23, when North Korea shelled Yeonpyeong Island.

North Korea state sponsored media reported the harsh wordsof the DPRK Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It is obvious that the North sees the South’s live fire drills as an act of war. Is this another globalist funded war?

Korean Central News Agency

Pyongyang, December 18 (KCNA) — A spokesman for the DPRK Ministry of Foreign Affairs released the following statement on Saturday as regards the touch-and-go situation prevailing on the Korean Peninsula due to such projected military provocation of the south Korean puppet forces as planning to conduct again shelling from Yonphyong Island under the instigation of the U.S.:

Lurking behind the plan of the U.S. and the south Korean puppet forces to persistently conduct shelling from Yonphyong Island, the most sensitive dispute-torn area, is a sinister design to preserve the “northern limit line” and ignite a war at any cost.

By origin, this line was an illegal product as it was in violation of the Korean Armistice Agreement and all military moves of the south Korean puppet forces to defend it are gross violation of the AA.

Things are clearly heating up in Korea as the South is moving towards provocking the North into an all out war that could possibly involve China and Russia.

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