Pyongyang, June 29 (KCNA) -- A spokesman for the National Peace Committee of Korea gave an answer to question raised by KCNA on Thursday as regards the fact that the south Korean authorities are inciting military confrontation with the DPRK, clamoring about "threat of the north's provocation".
Recently the south Korean puppet military warmongers staged joint drills of bombing the nuclear facilities of the DPRK in south Korea and the U.S. mainland, together with the U.S. imperialist aggression forces.
Then they are running amuck in provocative anti-DPRK war drills such as "unification drill in 2017" with June 25 as a momentum.
Meanwhile, high-ranking authorities including the "prime minister" cried out for the "counter-actions to the north's practical threat", visiting the military units in frontline area and "south Korea-U.S. joint division". The designated defence minister unhesitatingly made reckless remarks that "he would make the battle front proceed northward so that the units can fight in north area".
In particular, the south Korean chief executive talked about "high-pitched growth of the north's missile provocation" and said that "it is possible to have dialogue in case they have strong military capability" while personally inspecting the test-fire of ballistic missile aimed at the DPRK on June 23. The south Korean puppet authorities and conservative media are expressing this as a "warning message to the north".
This is a blatant challenge to the DPRK's sincere call for defusing the military tension between the north and the south and a traitorous criminal act of joining in the U.S. war moves against the DPRK.
Moreover, the south Korean regime which was deprived of its military sovereignty by the U.S. is working hard to fight against the DPRK, repeating the word "independent national defense", unaware of where it stands. It is utterly ridiculous.
If the south Korean authorities sincerely wish for the north-south dialogue and peace, they should respond to the DPRK's patriotic appeal to defuse the military tension between the north and the south with the spirit of "By Our Nation Itself", not resorting to the military confrontation yielding to the U.S., the principal enemy, and pleasing the conservative forces.
They had better listen to the DPRK's warning and advice carefully and make a proper choice. -0-