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Originally posted by Neon Haze
North Korea says UN sanctions imposed after its nuclear bomb test are a declaration of war, state media says.
Pyongyang also warned of "merciless" blows against any country infringing on its sovereignty, the official KCNA news agency reported.
There are reports of new activity at last week's test site, and South Korea and Japan say they have intelligence of a possible second test.
The US says air samples have confirmed the 9 October blast was nuclear.
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Originally posted by CX
I think theres a very fine line between actualy declaring war and saying something a is a declaration of war. In this case i think you'll find it's the latter.
That said, if the line is that thin, do we want to take the risk of ignoring it?
China is unwilling to contemplate an end to the regime in North Korea (so is not stopping its vital supplies of food and oil) but is also unwilling to accept its client state going too far out on a limb.