Washington's Call for South Korea Threat Refrain is Renewed

By: north,korea,pyongyang,south,korea
By: north,korea,pyongyang,south,korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The U.S. special envoy on North Korea
has renewed Washington's call for Pyongyang to refrain from
threatening South Korea.

North Korea escalated the tensions in the region earlier this
week by warning that it cannot guarantee the safety of South
Korea's passenger jets flying near its airspace if annual joint
U.S.-South Korean military maneuvers go ahead as planned Monday.

Stephen W. Bosworth told reporters upon arriving Saturday in
South Korea that he did not think the warning was helpful.

He said, "Everyone would be a lot happier if they would drop
that line of rhetoric."

South Korea is the last leg of Bosworth's regional tour, which
took him to China and Japan.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLO-TV 4850 Ampere Drive Reno, NV 89502
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 40887007 - kolotv.com/a?a=40887007
Gray Television, Inc.