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North-South Relations Are Not Plaything of Policy of Confrontation: Rodong Sinmun
Pyongyang, April 4 (KCNA) -- The inter-Korean relations drawing expectation and attention at home and abroad are facing a serious challenge, says Rodong Sinmun Friday in a commentary.

It goes on:

The south Korean authorities let human scum who defected to the south commit unpardonable hostile acts of scattering leaflets malignantly hurting the dignity of the supreme leadership of the DPRK and its social system. And they staged the madcap largest-scale Ssangyong landing drill together with the U.S. in Phohang under the simulated conditions of mounting a preemptive attack on the north, intensifying the Foal Eagle joint military exercises

Their provocative acts are an open breach of the north-south agreement which had reached with much effort and, at the same time, a reckless act of driving the inter-Korean relations into an extreme phase of confrontation and war crisis once again.

Their landing drill goes to clearly prove that they opt for military confrontation, not for dialogue.

The historic agreement that the north and the south shall stop slandering each side at the north-south high-level contact in February aroused a great joy of all Koreans and was warmly welcomed by the international community.

However, the south Korean authorities are resorting to more frantic provocation than before the agreement, feigning ignorance of the promise made by them upon the authorization of the chief executive.

The inter-Korean relations can never be a plaything of the anti-reunification forces turning their back on the aspiration of the nation and the trend of the times.

The detente and peace on the Korean peninsula and the national reconciliation and unity are not a call of one side only. This is the order of the nation and call of the era.

Those who follow in the footsteps of traitors, not lending an ear to it, are bound to face a stern judgment of history.

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