North Korea

KOREAN CRISIS: Kim SUDDENLY CANCELS Pre-Olympic Event with South Korea

posted by Hannity Staff - 1.30.18

Kim Jong Un’s brutal North Korean regime suddenly canceled a highly-anticipated pre-Olympic event with South Korea on Monday night, accusing Seoul of orchestrating a media “smear campaign” against the Hermit Kingdom.

Pyongyang sent a strongly-worded letter to South Korea’s Unification Ministry -the bureau in charge of the tense relations between the two nations- accusing Seoul of tarnishing Kim’s “sincere efforts” to ease military tensions ahead of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

The statement says that the communist regime had “no choice but to cancel the agreed culture event as South Korean media is spreading public opinion insulting the North’s sincere efforts regarding the PyeongChang Winter Olympics and is taking issue with North Korea’s internal commemoration event.”

“It is greatly regrettable that an event agreed by the South and North will not be held due to North Korea’s unilateral notification,” said a statement from the Unification Ministry.

The last-minute cancellation comes amid a thawing of relations between the two nations -technically at war since 1953- ahead of the international competition.

It remains unclear if North and South Korea still plan on opening the games under a “united” Korean flag.

DOOMSDAY DELAY: Kim Hopes for SUCCESSFUL Olympics in South Korea

posted by Hannity Staff - 1.02.18

In a rare gesture of friendship and international cooperation, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un wished South Korea “success” in hosting the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympic Games; saying the competition goes “beyond all political division.”

According to the Los Angeles Times, the communist despot mentioned the games in his annual New Year’s Day address to the nation, adding that the hermit kingdom would soon dispatch a delegation to Seoul to coordinate sending North Korean athletes to compete in the international competition.

“The Winter Olympic Games that will be held soon in the South will be a good opportunity to display the status of the Korean nation and we sincerely wish that the event will be held with good results,” said Kim.

“We know about the political tensions on the Korean Peninsula,” added International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach. “The Olympic Games are about dialogue. They are a symbol of hope and peace.”

Tensions between the United States and North Korea are at an all-time high as Kim Jong Un continues to defy the international community and advance his weapons and missile programs.

Earlier this year, the communist nation was hit with crippling sanctions by the United Nations after North Korea launched an international ballistic missile capable of striking every major American city.

DOOMSDAY DELAY: Kim RE-OPENS COMMUNICATIONS with South Korea

posted by Hannity Staff - 1.03.18

North Korea surprisingly re-opened a pivotal hotline between the hermit kingdom and South Korea on Wednesday, enabling direct communication for the first time in two-years as the two nations ease tensions ahead of this year’s 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

The cross-border channel was first introduced in 1971 as a last-ditch effort to avoid yet another armed conflict on the Korean peninsula, but was shut down in recent years as the relationship between North Korea, South Korea, and the United States rapidly deteriorated.

The hotline sits in the “peace village” of Panmunjom, a ghost town that straddles the heavily fortified de-militarized zone between North and South Korea.

News of its restoration comes just days after North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un issued a rare statement of good will towards his neighbors south of the border, wishing them success as they prepare to host the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

“The Winter Olympic Games that will be held soon in the South will be a good opportunity to display the status of the Korean nation and we sincerely wish that the event will be held with good results,” said Kim.

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