Lavrov: US entertaining the idea of a military solution of North Korea is “playing with fire”


December 2, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

MOSCOW, Russia – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that Washington’s war mongering in their last statement against North Korea is a mistake and “playing with fire.”

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“If somebody is very eager to use force to wipe out North Korea, as the United States’ UN envoy has said (a very bloodthirsty tirade it was), I believe that it was a big mistake and an attempt to play with fire,” he said. 

“We will do our utmost to not let this happen and to ensure the problem be resolved exclusively by peaceful political and diplomatic means,” he continued.

Since US President Donald Trump came to power, rhetorical aggression against North Korea has increased as it continues with its weapons development program that Pyongyang says is for only defensive purposes.

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