North Korea Warns It May Shoot Down US Surveillance Planes Violating Its Airspace

Voice of America News reports: “North Korea accused the United States on Monday of violating its airspace by conducting surveillance flights and warned that, while Pyongyang was exercising restraint, such flights may be shot down.

Provocative military actions by the U.S. were bringing the Korean peninsula closer to a nuclear conflict, said an unnamed spokesperson of North Korea’s Ministry of National Defense in a statement carried by the official KCNA news agency…

‘There is no guarantee that such a shocking accident as the downing of the U.S. Air Force strategic reconnaissance plane will not happen’ in waters east of Korea, the spokesperson said…”

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