Missle spotted in launch position, US on alert!
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Missile spotted in ‘launch position’, United States and South Korean armed forces placed at ‘vital alert’ Watchcon 2
From: AFP April 12, 2013 2:07AM
Source: News Limited
PYONGYANG has kept the world on edge over an expected missile launch while turning its own energies to celebrating leaders past and present amid soaring tensions on the Korean peninsula.
The United States warned North Korea it was skating a “dangerous line”, as South Korea remained on heightened alert for any missile test that could start a whole new cycle of tensions in a region already on a hair-trigger.
G8 foreign ministers meeting in London drove home the message, condemning “in the strongest possible terms” the North’s nuclear activities and threats to the region.
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1.54am (AEST): One of China’s leading experts on North Korea has warned there is an 80 per cent chance of war breaking out on the Korean Peninsula.
“There is a 70 to 80 per cent chance that a war will happen because North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may want to use this opportunity to force a reunification of the Korean Peninsula,” Zhang Liangui, a professor of international strategic research at the Communist Party’s Central Party School, told the South China Morning Post.
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