June 06, 2023

S. Korea preparing for war, DPRK ambassador to Russia tells press

Ambassador warns S. Korea could spark "full-fledged war"

South Korea is not responding to North Korea's efforts for peace and is preparing for nuclear war, North Korean ambassador to Russia Kim Yong Jae said on Tuesday.

Speaking to a press conference in Moscow, the ambassador said that despite the DPRK's efforts to push for peace, South Korea was still going ahead with annual joint Key Resolve and Foal Eagle military exercises which Pyongyang sees as preparations for an invasion of the North.