BREAKING — AFP: Britain says North Korea cannot assure embassies’ safety from April 10— Michael van Poppel
WASHINGTON — North Korea is continuing to escalate its war rhetoric, warning foreign diplomats in Pyongyang on Friday they might not be safe after April 10 in the event of a conflict.
According to Agence France-Presse, British diplomats were warned that their safety can’t be guaranteed after April 10.
The Russian foreign ministry Twitter feed tweeted that their diplomats had been told to leave:
Lavrov: We need to understand the reasons for evacuating the embassies in Pyong Yang, whether itâ€™s a North Korean decision or just an offer— MFA Russia
Lavrov:All the embassies in Pyong Yang have been offered to evacuate; we are hoping to clarify the situation— MFA Russia
And Germany has decided to evacuate its embassy in Pyongyang, according to German news agency DPA:
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