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NKorea tensions spike at Asian security forum
yahoo ^ | 7/23/10 | JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press Writer

Posted on 07/23/2010 9:45:43 AM PDT by Nachum

HANOI, Vietnam – North Korea inflamed tensions over the deadly sinking of a South Korean warship by threatening the United States and South Korea on Friday with a "physical response" if they carry out naval maneuvers this weekend. The U.S. refused to back down.

The latest threat came four months after the sinking of a South Korean warship that killed 46 sailors. The North has been blamed, but vehemently denies any involvement.

In Vietnam for a Southeast Asian regional security forum, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and a North Korean official traded barbs over the sinking, the four-day military drills beginning Sunday and the imposition of new U.S. sanctions against the North.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: asian; nkorea; spike; tensions

1 posted on 07/23/2010 9:45:51 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Tell the Norks to go whiz up a rope.


2 posted on 07/23/2010 9:56:58 AM PDT by Clioman
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To: Clioman
Offer them a sirloin steak...
3 posted on 07/23/2010 10:35:22 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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