North Korea Cuts Another Tie to South; UN Says Country ‘Cannot Go On Like This’

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North Korea ratcheted up its talk of war Monday by announcing that it was withdrawing its workers from the Kaesong industrial park, which had been run jointly with the South.

“The DPRK will withdraw all its employees from the zone. It will temporarily suspend the operations in the zone and examine the issue of whether it will allow its existence or close it,” the government’s official news agency, KCNA, quoted Kim Yang Gon, secretary of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, as saying.

The North added that “how the situation will develop in the days ahead will entirely depend on the attitude” of South Korean leaders. While that wording might seem to indicate that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could be placated by the South with diplomacy, such statements from the North are common and have not been followed by attempts to negotiate.

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