North Korea 'under martial law'

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  1. SajeevJino

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    North Korea 'under martial law'


    North Korea has been placed under martial law and Kim Jong-un has told his front-line troops to "be ready for a war," according to South Korean media reports.


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    In an emergency meeting of his top defence and security officials on Saturday, the North Korean leader issued a series of orders that included the conclusion of preparations for a new nuclear test, the Joongang Daily reported.

    North Korean state media has also reported that Kim ordered his officials to take "effective, high-profile state measures."

    While it has been anticipated that Pyongyang will go ahead with what will be the regime's third nuclear test, in spite of international pressure to refrain from doing so, analysts had predicted that the blast would be timed to coincide with the birthday on February 16 of Kim Jong-il, the former leader who died in late 2011, or the inauguration of the new government in South Korea nine days later.

    The reports now suggest that the demonstration of North Korea's nuclear prowess is more imminent.

    In March 1993, North Korea placed the nation under martial law shortly before it announced it was withdrawing from the Treaty in the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. The regime also ordered its troops to be ready for war.

    North Korea 'under martial law' - Telegraph
     
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  3. Virendra

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    I don't get it . Why has the Martial Law declaration been linked with retreat with the treaty of Nuclear Non-Proliferation?
    And war? War is with whom? This smells very foul.
    When the country is struggling so badly he is talkong of war. Appalling !!
     
  4. W.G.Ewald

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    North Korea has always been under martial law.
     
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    At the moment we hear stories of North Koreans eating their own kids as there is severe famine and here we hear Kim Jong asking to get ready for a war and preparing nukes and missiles.

    WRONG PRIORITIES!!!
     
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    W.G.Ewald Defence Professionals/ DFI member of 2 Defence Professionals

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    No, Hillary will give him fuel oil and grain if he promises to be good. Young Un knows just what he is doing.
     
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    Energon DFI stars Stars and Ambassadors

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    Martial law?!! You don't say. What ever happened to the good ol days when the country was run by a tin pot man-child general who was born with his head up his ass?

    What is this world coming to.
     
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    I can't believe you are putting it this way. Generally you sound like internet Gandhi :D
     
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    I have a few South Korean friends. And they say this behaviour is very typical after they run out of money and food. It seems this is their way of black mailing every one to get aid...
     

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