Putin warns of ‘global planetary catastrophe’ over North Korea

Vladimir Putin has warned of a “global planetary catastrophe” if the North Korea crisis tips over into war.

CNN: Vladimir Putin warns world faces ‘global catastrophe’ over North Korea

President Vladimir Putin warned that the escalating crisis over North Korea’s weapons program risks developing into a “global catastrophe” with mass casualties.

But Putin, speaking in China on Tuesday, cautioned against “military hysteria” and said that the only way to resolve the crisis was through diplomacy.

He warned that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has calculated that the survival of his regime depends on its development of nuclear weapons. Kim had seen how western intervention in Iraq had ended in the overthrow of Saddam Hussein after which the country was ravaged by war, Putin warned, and Kim was determined not to suffer the same fate.

“Saddam Hussein rejected the production of weapons of mass destruction, but even under that pretense, he was destroyed and members of his family were killed,” Putin said.

Putin said that while Russia condemned North Korea’s latest actions, imposing any kind of sanctions would be “useless and ineffective.” Kim would rather starve his people than see his regime overthrown, he said.

“They will eat grass but they will not turn away from the path that will provide for their security,” he said.

Grass dripping with radiation will not be very palatable.

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  1. Corky

     /  September 6, 2017

    ”Grass dripping with radiation will not be very palatable.”

    Poor Kitty couldn’t get her head around a picture I posted of North Koreans eating grass.

    • Gezza

       /  September 6, 2017

      🙄 “Poor” Kitty? 😆

      Lol. Lost track of the number of times she’s given you a right kicking, Corks.
      I shouldn’t worry too mch about her “delicate sensibilities” if I were you.

  2. Patzcuaro

     /  September 6, 2017

    Scientist are concerned about the stability of the mountain under which North Korea is testing its nuclear bombs. Apparently the second seismic reading during the last test may have been internal parts of the mountain collapsing.


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