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US turning Korean peninsula into world's biggest hotspot warns UN ambassador

In this Sunday, April 16, 2017, photo, thousands of people visit a flower festival as part of celebrations for the 105th birth anniversary of their late leader Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, North Korea. Tensions have spiked in recent weeks over North Korea's advancing nuclear technology and missile arsenal. But in Pyongyang, where war would mean untold horrors, where neighborhoods could be reduced to rubble and tens of thousands of civilians could be killed, few people seem to care much at all. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
By Edith Lederer
North Korea's deputy United Nations ambassador has accused the United States of turning the Korean Peninsula into "the world's biggest hotspot" and creating "a dangerous situati[...]

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