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


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.

  • 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!

      • JOHNCeneza

        Killing Kim would only make him a martyr. Oh wait, in Nkorea he already considered a god.

      • JosengSisiw1

        yes he is considered as god because he can end a life or a living in a stroke of a finger.

  • 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..

    • Concur_Dissent


  • 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

      • gibreel farishta

        what actually is that second ‘s’?

      • Horst Manure

        You tell me?

      • gibreel farishta

        united states of ‘sh*t’ america?, united states of ‘socialists’ america? united states of ‘sannamagan’ america? educate me, pls, i’m naive, swear..

      • Horst Manure

        Soviet… makes you wonder why they have purchased 1.6 Billion rounds ..civil war coming maybe???

      • gibreel farishta

        last time i heard, that was ‘ussr’ (unless they’ve change it to ‘ussa’, did they?) and it’s gone..

      • Horst Manure

        USSA is so broke if you sold every thing in the World you can not repay
        the debt,… if the feds stop spending to day on every thing it would take 63 yrs to get out of debt..USSA is paying 550 million $ an hour in interest.
        Once it all tanks there will be civil war just like Russia had.

      • gibreel farishta

        ussa? something must be very wrong with your keypad/board, mr. you, or am i missing something here?

      • Horst Manure

        You need to read what is being written inhere, USA is heading for a civil war, they can now track any phone call, any fax , any ATM, any cell phone in the WORLD , Allowed 2,00 drones to fly over the country, break in to your house with out a warrant, there will be millions out of work living on the streets. USA owes 4 times the total world economy, USA will give us massive inflation due to money printing. They will take your money out of the bank, house personal items.
        So if that doesn’t sound like Russia where have you been???

      • cocopuf4u

        I think you’re wayyyyyyy off in your thinking. Russia came from the opposite (economic) direction compared to what you are saying about the USA … if I understand you right. Yes?

      • Horst Manure

        Russia tanked due to bad management and corruption, the rest of the world will tank due to cheap credit.

  • 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!

  • kaddy

    Smell something fishy in this rhetoric? Any shooting war now would favor no single country, except the US, and nobody should doubt that such war serves US interest more than any nations on earth. The war is needed to keep the US the lone superpower for years or decades to come. Otherwise, if there is no war and peace reigns, it will be no more in 3-5 years time. War is power is business.

  • JosengSisiw1

    of course russia should be worried since they are the main reason why Syria has a civil war now. how they will play politics here is again a big question to their integrity as a world power. anyway the same as syria they will earn tons of money from arms supplied to these scalawags.

  • WAJ

    What the fat boy of North Korea is doing is Psychological warfare of intimidation to their brothers in the South.

  • vsconsul

    Nice thought of this Russion leader, Think of Syria, already out of control under Russian control

    • cocopuf4u

      All the Russians are doing is guarding their naval logistics base … and for how long too?

  • desertvoice

    Russia and China have a good reason to fear for their territory. If a nuclear conflict breaks on the Peninsula, the North Koreans, running for their lives, will occupy parts of Russia and China. This is why the UN Security Council should not be mere spectator at this point.

    • cocopuf4u

      The UN is good at distributing food, large tents, blankets, food, along with a few blue white uniformed people to guard things and driving around with large trucks ….

    • Guest

      I don’t know if you’ve read the news, but China has massed troops on it’s border with North Korea. I assume to turn back and potential refuges. Either that, or they plan to make a land grab once the shooting starts.

      • desertvoice

        I did read those news, in passing, for I have a totaly different area of expertise than news analysis. I see that you are certainly right in so far the first premise: any exchange, conventional or nuclear, would trigger an exodus in the millions. As for the “strategic” land grab, once Kim is gone, such thing is not out of the question. But I take this opportunity to emphasize that war in that area is beyond comprehension! There has never been a war between two nuclear powers in the world, with the nukes actually being used in such a small theater as the Korean Peninsula! I see this eventuality as unthinkable. It simply must never happen! Neither is a conventional war imaginable with the modern armaments we have!

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