Korea crisis may become uncontrollable, Ban Ki-moon warns

Korea crisis may become uncontrollable, Ban Ki-moon warns

PanARMENIAN.Net - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has warned the crisis on the Korean peninsula may become "uncontrollable," BBC News reported.

He once again urged North Korea to tone down its "provocative rhetoric" and to keep open a joint North-South Korean industrial complex.

Also on Tuesday, April 9 North Korea warned foreigners in South Korea to take evacuation measures in case of war. Pyongyang has been making bellicose threats against South Korea, Japan and US bases in the region.

Speaking to reporters in Rome, Ban said: "If any small incident is caused by miscalculation or misjudgement, it may create an uncontrollable situation.''

He also called for the Kaesong Industrial Complex to be kept open, calling it "one of the most successful cooperative projects between the South and North".

"This should not be affected by political considerations. This is a purely economic place," he went on.

 Top stories
Cazeneuve said authorities are monitoring a French member of the Islamic State group identified by the U.S. State Department.
The campaign expands upon the airstrikes the United States has been conducting against the militants in Iraq since early August.
Hassan Rouhani made clear his suspicions about the long-term impact of Western military intervention in the Middle East.
Speaking in Tehran before his visit to the UN, Rouhani questioned Barack Obama’s decision to go after Isis with air strikes.
Partner news
Soghomon Tehlirian assassinated Talaat Pasha on March 15, 1921

Operation Nemesis was a covert operation by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation carried out from 1920 to 1922, during which a number of former Ottoman political and military figures were assassinated for their role in the Armenian Genocide.