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."
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Date created : 2010-11-25