North Korea says "If full-scale sanctions take place, we will regard it as a declaration of war."

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"If the U.S. keeps pestering us and increases pressure, we will regard it as a declaration of war and will take a series of physical corresponding measures," North Korea's Foreign Ministry said in a statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency.    N. Korea is pushing the U.S. to sit down for one-on-one negotiations, but the U.S. insists on a return to the 6-party talks.  Seems that N. Korea is posturing and raising the international stakes in order to elevate its relative...Read Full Story

Bush says North Korea Nuclear Tests a "threat to international peace"

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President Bush urged North Korea to return to 6-party talks (The US, China, Russia, South Korea, Japan, and N Korea). The Bush Administration has made clear that it will not negotiate directly with N. Korea as the government in Pyongyang hopes.Read Full Story

Does North Korea have nuclear missiles?

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An unnamed North Korean official said today that North Korea could launch a nuclear missile unless the U.S. sits down for face-to-face talks.   Kim Jong Il's nuclear testing has harmed relations with all neighboring countries.  Now vague threats regarding North Korean nuclear missiles could do further harm to North Korea's reputation and standing with the U.N. and the U.S.  The U.N. Security Council will hold further discussions about sanctions later today.Read Full Story