Pyongyang, March 4 (KCNA) -- A spokesman for the DPRK Foreign Ministry released a statement on Saturday in denunciation of the ongoing U.S.-south Korea joint military drills against the DPRK.
The spokesman branded the Key Resolve and Foal Eagle joint military
exercises being staged by the U.S. in south Korea as the most
undisguised nuclear war move to throw the Korean Peninsula and the rest
of Northeast Asia into nuclear disaster.
Nobody can vouch when the war drills kicked off after introducing a
lot of nuclear strike means and huge forces into south Korea and the
waters off it may go over to an actual war and, consequently, the
situation on the Korean Peninsula is again inching close to the brink of
a nuclear war, the statement said, adding:
The U.S. nuclear war drills assume more dangerous nature as they are
staged at a time when it is resorting to the worst political and
economic sanctions and pressure against the DPRK while finding fault
with the latter's measure for bolstering up its nuclear force.
The U.S. seeks to convince the public that the joint military
exercises are ascribable to the DPRK's access to nuclear weapons, but
this is sophism making profound confusing of right and wrong.
The DPRK will never remain a passive onlooker to the new U.S.
administration overtly revealing its intention to put military pressure
on the DPRK and invade it while crying out for "peace by dint of
The spokesman stressed that the army and people of the DPRK are
unshakable in their will to further bolster up the deterrence for
self-defence with the strategic nuclear force as a pivot in order to put
a radical end to the danger of a nuclear war being imposed by the U.S.
and deal a merciless retaliatory strike at any provocation by the