South Korea has promised to bolster security on its border islands and urged China to use its influence on its North Korean ally even as Pyongyang threatened further military action in the wake of Tuesday's deadly clash.
AP - South Korea’s president vowed Thursday to boost security around islands near the site of a North Korean artillery attack while the North warned of more retaliation if the South carries out any “reckless military provocations.”
""If we're talking about a cyle of escalation, North Korea will always be one step ahead."
NORTH SOUTH CONFLICT: RECENT SPATS
- Daughter of key figure in S. Korean scandal arrested in Denmark
- Independent candidates struggle to get on the ballot for China's local elections
- Clinton's ill health becomes 'presidential issue'
- More than 100 dead, hundreds missing in North Korea floods
- North Korea 'ready to carry out new nuclear test'
- US envoy warns North Korea of unilateral sanctions over nuclear test
- North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea near Japan
- N. Korea fires three ballistic missiles, says South
- North Korea tests submarine missile, a failure says Seoul
- US urges 'united' UN condemnation of North Korea missile launches
Date created : 2010-11-25