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    North Korea says it is scrapping all non-aggression pacts with South Korea, closing its hotline with Seoul and shutting their shared border point.

    The announcement follows a fresh round of UN sanctions punishing Pyongyang for its nuclear test last month.

    Earlier, Pyongyang said it had a right to carry out a pre-emptive nuclear strike and was pulling out of the armistice that ended the Korean War.

    The US said "extreme rhetoric" was not unusual for Pyongyang.

    China, which is the North's only major ally, called for both North and South to show restraint and to continue talking.

    Beijing rarely criticises its ally, but has criticised the North's nuclear tests and has given support to the UN's sanctions.
    Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21709917

    This is extremely grave business indeed, and we the US cannot stress the need for international cooperation on this issue. North Korea has only proven time and time again that it is an unstable nation with unstable leadership - we need decisive action to defuse the current situation from escalating. Particuarly we call upon China to live up to their expectations as the new superpower and use what influence and power they can to stop this menace from taking innocent lives.

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    The DPRK will not listen to the US, or US satellite states. The DPRK is tired of the USs attempts to force the DPRK into its view of the world and we are ashamed at the UNGA for allowing it to be used in the way it has been used.
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    The Islamic Republic of Iran commends the DPRK on finally breaking the shackles of Western oppression and hopes they use all their military might in retaliation for all the injustices committed by the Western states.

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    Canada observes the situation closely but urges both sides to show restraint in these times of high tensions. Canada condemns the comments made by the Iranian representative as it is nothing more than adding fuel to the fire and could be potentially fatal to both countries.
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    The Republic of Cuba warns the DPRK that an attack on Washington, DC could possibly irradiate parts of our country. We are observing this situation very closely.

    The State of Eritrea urges the DPRK to watch itself, and that an attack on the USA will amost definitely result in complete and total annihilation of the country.
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    Portugal is deeply worried about this issue and believes that harsher sanctions should be imposed on the DPRK. Communication is breaking down and Portugal fears that if the DPRK continue in the development of their military capability and/or an attack by the DPRK occurs, military intervention may be inevitable.
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    The Kingdom of Morocco is concerned by this latest development and strongly urges the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to think very carefully about their next move. Any kind of preemptive strike will undoubtedly lead to grave consequences for all concerned.
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    Malaysia fears of the hostility that could potentially break out from North Korea's withdrawal from several international pacts amidst increased scrutiny over its military action. We hope the sanctions imposed are justified.
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    China agrees that North Korea has taken a step in the wrong direction in cutting ties with the South, but cautions all sides for restraint. We do not believe that the DPRK truly means to harm its neighbour, but we will be keeping a close eye on the situation and be encouraging Pyongyang to take less drastic courses of action.
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    Nigeria feels that North Korea is not doing itself any favours by going down his path. Dialog is always the best option and we believe that neither war rhetoric nor sanctions are helpful in achieving this goal.

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    Libya encourages all sides to act with caution. We don't particularly agree with what DPRK has done, and we urge them to think carefully before further action is taken - and this goes for all involved.
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    Australia is deeply concerned by this latest development from the DPRK. While we know strong rhetoric is not unusual for the Nation, they have gone as far as to withdraw from the Armistice. This is very worrying.

    We urge restraint on all sides.
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    (Original post by SunderX)
    China agrees that North Korea has taken a step in the wrong direction in cutting ties with the South, but cautions all sides for restraint. We do not believe that the DPRK truly means to harm its neighbour, but we will be keeping a close eye on the situation and be encouraging Pyongyang to take less drastic courses of action.
    Well hope that China can do so since the DPRK appears to listen only to both you and Denis Rodman.

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    The Netherlands is also concerned by this situation, and hopes that the DPRK will decide against any further action, as almost any aggressive action will most likely not be received well by many countries, and The Netherlands wishes to avoid all possibilities of any sort of war.
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    Well hope that China can do so since the DPRK appears to listen only to both you and Denis Rodman.
    OOC: :lol: This genuinely tickled me.
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    (Original post by jakemittle)
    Well hope that China can do so since the DPRK appears to listen only to both you and Denis Rodman.

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    OOC: Come on western delegates, turn Dennis Rodman into a North Korean lobbying superpower.
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    The Swiss Confederation and the Republic of India both condemn the DPRK's reckless behaviour, if this is the case which it is we call for the DPRK to show absolute restraint or face total international condemnation.

    The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan whilst believing that the DPRK has the right to a safe nuclear programme which should be in accordance with IAEA regulations, as an emerging nuclear power the DPRK must accept a certain responsibility which in this move it has failed to do. We hope the DPRK changes this decision and that it's neighbour China keeps an eye on the country.
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    Sweden, though remaining neutral, would urge the DPRK not to make any rash decisions.
 
 
 
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