14 August 2017

News Story: German FM warns against escalation of U.S.-DPRK war of words

BERLIN, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel warned Sunday that the provocations between Washington and Pyongyang could escalate to a military conflict.

"I am really concerned that the rhetorical escalations and mutual upheaval would end up in a military conflict," Gabriel said in an interview with Bild am Sonntag, a leading Sunday newspaper in Germany.

The nuclear and missile program of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is a serious threat to global peace, far beyond the Korean Peninsula and the region, added Gabriel.

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