KPA Panmunjom Mission on Gravity of Military Provocations in MDL Area
Pyongyang, July 5 (KCNA) — The Panmunjom mission of the Korean People’s Army (KPA) on Tuesday released an open letter disclosing the gravity of military provocations and confrontation acts being made by the warmongers in the area along the Military Demarcation Line (MDL) to ignite the second Korean war.
The demilitarized zone of the MDL has turned into the biggest hotspot where a fuse of a total war may be ignited any moment, the letter noted, saying:
Such military provocations as the “invasion of Mt. Songak”, a prelude to the June 25 war in the 1950s, are escalating and acts of stoking confrontation and conflicts that may spill over into a total war in a moment are being perpetrated in an unbroken chain every day.
The heinous moves of the U.S. imperialists and the south Korean puppet forces to reduce the demilitarized zone into an outpost for invading the north and a theatre of confrontation with the compatriots in the north are baffling human imagination.
The puppet forces have already modified their combat rules and regulations in the zone to facilitate their military provocation.
The gravity of the situation is that the desperate and undisguised military provocations are all being committed in the whole area along the MDL under the direct control and command of the south Korean puppet Defense Ministry and Chongwadae.
It is no exaggeration to say that the prevailing situation in the zone has reached a brink of war against the DPRK.
Psychological warfare being staged in the whole area along the MDL has reached an extreme pitch.
The puppet forces are staging their anti-socialist, anti-DPRK “loudspeaker propaganda” for more than 16 hours a day.
According to data opened to the public alone, tens of millions of leaflets peppered with rubbish malignantly slandering the dignity of the supreme leadership of the DPRK and its social system and people’s living were scattered in recent few months.
The south Korean war maniacs are using the demilitarized zone of the MDL and its vicinity as an anti-communist propaganda theatre to incite confrontation with the compatriots in the north by mobilizing not only ordinary citizens but also youngsters of south Korea.
Revealing the wicked design sought by the south Korean puppet regime in escalating military tensions in the area along the MDL, the letter went on:
In fact, such dangerous military provocations and confrontation moves in the demilitarized zone of the MDL were launched as soon as the war in the 1950s ceased.
Far from drawing a lesson from their bitter defeat in the three-year war of aggression, the south Korean puppet forces have been hell-bent on the adventurous military provocations, regarding the MDL demilitarized zone as an advanced post for their “single-handed north expedition”.
Their escalated military provocations in the zone would cause a grave phase that might lead to a war on the Korean peninsula.
Such actions throwing the whole area along the MDL into a crisis of confrontation and conflict are ascribable to the U.S. rude hostile policy toward the DPRK.
As its scheme to turn the Korean Armistice Agreement (AA) provisions on the MDL demilitarized zone in its favor led to naught, the U.S. started to systematically scrap the already concluded AA.
It is a trite method of the U.S. to under the mask of the defunct Military Armistice Commission of the “UN Command,” zealously patronize the frantic anti-DPRK war games frequently staged by the puppet warmongers in the frontline areas in land and sea as “just drills” complying with the “legal procedure” conformed to the AA.
It was just the U.S. which staged an weird act of sending a “message” through loudspeaker in Panmunjom to explain about the justness of puppet military warmongers’ provocative “operation for removing” illegal fishing boats at the mouth of Han River and engaged itself in it.
The MDL is a symbol of grudge and tragedy that should be removed by dint of arms of Songun at an early date, the letter said, adding:
It is the invariable will of the DPRK army and people to remove the MDL, little different from a time bomb against the north, as early as possible and ensure durable peace and security on the Korean peninsula and achieve the great cause of national reunification.
In this planet there are not a few places where bloodbath, turbulence, dispute and close combat are witnessed, but no such place can be seen as the demilitarized zone of the MDL where the danger of a nuclear war persists all the time.
Any member of the nation with patriotism should resolutely smash the reckless moves of the warmongers getting frantic to reduce the MDL into an ignition point for the second Korean war.
The letter warned that the war hysteria of the U.S. imperialists and the south Korean puppet group seeking to unleash the second war against the DPRK, oblivious of their bitter defeat from the past Korean War, would certainly meet a due punishment.