North Korea warns: U.S./South Korea exercise this weekend could ignite war

North Korea has staged an artillery firing drill in the Yellow Sea and warned that US-South Korean naval exercises planned for the weekend will bring the peninsula closer to war…

“The situation on the Korean peninsula is inching closer to the brink of war due to the reckless plan of those trigger-happy elements to stage again the war exercises targeted against the (North),” its official news agency said.

Pyongyang has used such language frequently in the past.