(UKPA) – 1 hour ago A North Korean minister has lashed out at the United States, saying its “hostile” policy has left the Korean peninsula a spark away from a nuclear war.
Vice Foreign Minister Pak Kil Yon told the UN General Assembly that the Koreas have become “the world’s most dangerous hotspot” and blamed the “hostile” policy of the United States toward North Korea.
Pak said: “The vicious cycle of confrontation and aggravation of tension is an ongoing phenomenon on the Korean peninsula, which has become the world’s most dangerous hotspot where a spark of fire could set off a thermonuclear war.”
Pak also accused the US of seeking to use force to occupy the entire Korean peninsula – divided between the communist North and democratic South – and “use it as a stepping stone for realising its strategy of dominating the whole of Asia”.
He said the US has…
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