Russia fears ‘out of control’ North Korea situation, says foreign minister

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MOSCOW-Russia warned on Friday that a flare-up in tensions between North Korea and the United States could get out of control, urging all sides involved in the standoff to refrain from muscle-flexing.

“We can simply see the situation getting out of control, it would spiral down into a vicious circle,” Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters, warning all parties against “unilateral actions”.

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  • ReneV

    good guy bad guy lang iyan. scripted by communists.

  • http://twitter.com/Olibo2 Olibo

    US should fire the real rocket now as preemptive strike. Right in the resident of KIM.

    • jgl414567

      Kim should be killed by a drone para mawala na sa mundo ang demonyo na yan!

  • guest

    This will test the diplomatic skills of John Kerry. I hope he can be as effective as that of Hillary Clinton.

    • tagahuron

      Hilary effective on what now?

  • otire

    any Nk missile dangerously aimed to the US direction. Pyongyang will be annihilated. Hope this will not happen..

  • rouelcalzita

    War has harmful effects on both civilians and soldiers. Soldiers can suffer from stress, negative health consequences and often post-traumatic stress syndrome. After months of stress due to worry and concern about the soldier, their families can suffer another blow even when the soldiers retired.The family of those in war is affected by war just as much as those actually in the war.

    • Horst Manure

      USSA is still paying for solders children from the civil war a 140yrs later.

      Troops who were deployed in Iraq are suiciding at 1 an hour in USSA

      • http://twitter.com/gfarishta gibreel farishta

        what actually is that second ‘s’?

      • Horst Manure

        You tell me?

  • Simplify1

    If Russia were in the shoes of the US, would you think that they would back down FIRST?? Such hypocrisy! Russians would never have backed down, in fact they would have instigated and attacked FIRST!! Remember, the Russians attacked their fellow soviet states Georgia and Chechnya without provocation! Now, think again folks, do you think that the Russians will allow a belligerent state like north korea to just talk to them the way that these north koreans to the US??

  • Isagani Gatmaitan

    “…and the drum beats out of time”

  • tulironghenyo

    Russia – who are you? You are a backward, third world European country. You got the nerve as if you are capable enough to flex your own muscle?

  • mikerocky

    It is beyond any shadow of doubt that the Head of North Korea have just replaced Bin Laden in the US’ most wanted dead list. Good luck to all of us innocent bystanders.

  • jgl414567

    It is time this North Korean tyrant be assassinated by the CIA so that North Korea will be free!

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