S Korea conducts anti-terrorism drills as part of UFG exercises (2)

16:45, August 17, 2010      

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Pyongyang, which denies its role in the attack, has warned of counteractions against the UFG, criticizing it for heightening tension. It recently promised to deliver a "merciless counterblow" against the war games.

Meanwhile, peace activists in Seoul rallied against the exercises, calling them preparation for war.

"South Korean and U.S. authorities say the drills are for defense, but these are obviously preparation for attacks, considering the scale and nature of the exercises," said You Young- Jae, an activist at the Solidarity for Peace and Reunification of Korea.

"We are squarely opposed to the drills and strongly urge (the authorities) to stop them," he said.

Source: Xinhua


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