North Korea tells foreigners in South to take safety measures. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
North Korea tells foreigners in South to take safety measures
North Korea issued its latest dispatch of ominous rhetoric Tuesday, telling foreigners in South Korea they should take steps to secure shelter or evacuation to protect themselves in the event of a conflict on the Korean Peninsula. "Once a war is ignited on the peninsula, it will be an all-out war," adding that North Korea doesn't want foreigners in South Korea to "fall victim" to a conflict. Staff at the British Embassy in Seoul appeared unimpressed by the North's most recent attempt to rattle nerves in the region. And foreign visitors in Seoul didn't appear to be panicking either. "I am concerned, but not enough to leave said Vicky Polashock, who was visiting from Atlanta.
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