Han Yan Ping Island exercises may misfires on standby at the Armed Forces
Korean people held anti-war demonstrations
18 UN spokesman’s office said the 19 UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting to discuss the current growing tension on the Korean peninsula.
taeyonpyong people: “The situation is too tense, I can not stay,.” Grain sold to the government, I immediately left. “To be honest, I do not want the military to continue to hold this training.”
Council consultations unpredictable
UN spokesman’s office 18 e-mail letter to reporters, said: “The Security Council will be (U.S. Eastern Time) at 11:00 on the 19th (24:00 GMT) to hold consultations on the Korean peninsula. “diplomatic sources here on the Xinhua News Agency reporter revealed that 19 of the Council for the closed-door consultations, followed by a formal meeting may be held.
Russia’s UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said the meeting could have held on the 18th, but because of delays while the U.S. delegation can only be held in 19. “I hope not to occur during this period the situation worse, so the Korean Peninsula situation worse.”
South Korean armed forces All standby
South Korean military had announced on the 16th will be 18 to 21 a day in the implementation of Yin Ping Island live-fire training. In anticipation of deteriorating weather, the afternoon of 19 South Korean government source said the 18 evening, the exercise is likely to choose the 20 or 21 held. Although South Korea said the shooting exercise area southwest of taeyonpyong long 40 kilometers wide and 20 km area, which is south of the northern boundary of South Korea’s claims, but military experts say, so close, it is inevitable that “rub gun fire “as well.
South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff official, who declined to be named, said 18 South Korean military will not because North Korea threatened to cancel the military exercises, saying Pyongyang was prepared to deal with any provocative moves .
fight back to guard against North Korea, South Korea’s armed forces are currently on standby, which is in the military medical team is on standby, South Korea Air Force F-15K and KF-16 fighter aircraft ready to launch.
continue to move out leaflets
South Korean media reported that the current floor extension Island, South Korea’s heavily armed soldiers are patrolling 24 hours a day.
legitimate Jun Han Yin Ping Island in the live-fire exercises on the occasion, South Korea’s civil society is still on the island with a balloon to send leaflets to North Korea. Only 18, one day, flying to North Korea on South Korea in 10 huge balloons filled with 200,000 leaflets, 1000 $ 1 bills, and some DVD discs.
for South Korea last launched a psychological offensive, a company called North Korea “between our nation,” the website said that through the distribution of handbills attempt to subvert the socialist system is absurd delusions, the DPRK army and people will stimulate vigilance psychological and anger. (General China Daily, Xinhua News Agency)
looks like taeyonpyong actually shelling attack in Baghdad six years ago
USFK alleged publication of false map
the South Korean capital Seoul, 19 prosecutors, said a U.S. soldier suspected of Korea published on the Internet a false picture of Yin Ping Island shelling.
Seoul Prosecutors say the names of U.S. Army soldiers in the first letter M, the age of 20 years old. They have been informed of the incident U.S. troops. According to South Korea to say, the soldier from the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration Web site to download a shot at the April 2, 2003 attack on the Iraqi capital Baghdad, the U.S. image, and then re-attached to a network forum.
this picture shows an area risked being bombed billowing black smoke. The soldier said that he obtained from the U.S. Army high-quality information. Including the U.S. Cable News Network (CNN), including many Korean and international media have reproduced this picture immediately.
taeyonpyong residents to cancel training
Korea Yin Ping Island will be held in the vicinity in the live-fire training. This scheme has taeyonpyong residents are deeply worried.
“situation is too tense, I can not stay,” a 67-year-old Islander 18, told Yonhap correspondent, “sold grain to the government, I immediately left.” Another resident said: “I sleep at night. the situation is unstable, I could not stay.”
some residents unhappy at South Korea’s military insisted on shooting training requirements for the Islanders themselves in the military sake. “To be honest, I do not want the military to continue to hold this training.” One resident said.
16 South Korean military said taeyonpyong are about 120 residents, shooting training period, may arrange for them to escape into the bomb shelter.
fire training program to make South Korea the political disagreements. South Korea’s largest opposition Democratic Party, 18, asked the Government to cancel the training. Democratic Party spokesman commented that day, including China, Russia and the United States for live-fire training experts will lead to counter such a chain reaction of deep concern to the Korean government in this sensitive period should temporarily postpone the live-fire training. Democrats said that in the inter-Korean period of high tension, the two sides should refrain from unnecessary stimulation behavior. South Korea “Confederation” and other civic groups held a rally in Seoul station, asked Lee Myung-bak government to step down.
However, South Korean media said, despite an opposition at home and abroad, if the government can not be expected to hold live-fire training, then, is likely to have been “succumb to North Korean threat,” the condemnation, the military planned live-fire training at a great possibility. (Xinmin Evening News)