Pyongyang, July 5 (KCNA) -- The Panmunjom mission of the Korean People's Army (KPA) on Tuesday released an open letter disclosing the gravity of military provocations and confrontation acts being made by the warmongers in the area along the Military Demarcation Line (MDL) to ignite the second Korean war.
The demilitarized zone of the MDL has turned into the biggest
hotspot where a fuse of a total war may be ignited any moment, the
letter noted, saying:
Such military provocations as the "invasion of Mt. Songak", a
prelude to the June 25 war in the 1950s, are escalating and acts of
stoking confrontation and conflicts that may spill over into a total war
in a moment are being perpetrated in an unbroken chain every day.
The heinous moves of the U.S. imperialists and the south Korean
puppet forces to reduce the demilitarized zone into an outpost for
invading the north and a theatre of confrontation with the compatriots
in the north are baffling human imagination.
The puppet forces have already modified their combat rules and
regulations in the zone to facilitate their military provocation.
The gravity of the situation is that the desperate and undisguised
military provocations are all being committed in the whole area along
the MDL under the direct control and command of the south Korean puppet
Defense Ministry and Chongwadae.
It is no exaggeration to say that the prevailing situation in the zone has reached a brink of war against the DPRK.
Psychological warfare being staged in the whole area along the MDL has reached an extreme pitch.
The puppet forces are staging their anti-socialist, anti-DPRK "loudspeaker propaganda" for more than 16 hours a day.
According to data opened to the public alone, tens of millions of
leaflets peppered with rubbish malignantly slandering the dignity of the
supreme leadership of the DPRK and its social system and people's
living were scattered in recent few months.
The south Korean war maniacs are using the demilitarized zone of the
MDL and its vicinity as an anti-communist propaganda theatre to incite
confrontation with the compatriots in the north by mobilizing not only
ordinary citizens but also youngsters of south Korea.
Revealing the wicked design sought by the south Korean puppet regime
in escalating military tensions in the area along the MDL, the letter
In fact, such dangerous military provocations and confrontation
moves in the demilitarized zone of the MDL were launched as soon as the
war in the 1950s ceased.
Far from drawing a lesson from their bitter defeat in the three-year
war of aggression, the south Korean puppet forces have been hell-bent
on the adventurous military provocations, regarding the MDL
demilitarized zone as an advanced post for their "single-handed north
Their escalated military provocations in the zone would cause a
grave phase that might lead to a war on the Korean peninsula.
Such actions throwing the whole area along the MDL into a crisis of
confrontation and conflict are ascribable to the U.S. rude hostile
policy toward the DPRK.
As its scheme to turn the Korean Armistice Agreement (AA) provisions
on the MDL demilitarized zone in its favor led to naught, the U.S.
started to systematically scrap the already concluded AA.
It is a trite method of the U.S. to zealously patronize the frantic
anti-DPRK war games frequently staged by the puppet warmongers in the
frontline areas in land and sea, under the mask of the defunct Military
Armistice Commission of the "UN Command," as "just drills" complying
with the "legal procedure" pursuant to the AA.
It was just the U.S. which staged an weird act of sending a
"message" through loudspeaker in Panmunjom to explain about the justness
of puppet military warmongers' provocative "operation for removing"
illegal fishing boats at the mouth of the Han River and engaged itself
The MDL is a symbol of grudge and tragedy that should be removed by
dint of arms of Songun at an early date, the letter said, adding:
It is the invariable will of the DPRK army and people to remove the
MDL, little different from a time bomb against the north, as early as
possible and ensure durable peace and security on the Korean peninsula
and achieve the great cause of national reunification.
In this planet there are not a few places where bloodbath,
turbulence, dispute and close combat are witnessed, but no such place
can be seen as the demilitarized zone of the MDL where the danger of a
nuclear war persists all the time.
Any member of the nation with patriotism should resolutely smash the
reckless moves of the warmongers getting frantic to reduce the MDL into
an ignition point for the second Korean war.
The letter warned that the war hysteria of the U.S. imperialists and
the south Korean puppet group seeking to unleash the second war against
the DPRK, oblivious of their bitter defeat from the past Korean War,
would certainly meet a due punishment. -0-