November 27th, 2010
12:10 PM ET

Diplomats try to head off hostilities in Koreas

Diplomats worked to ease tensions in the Koreas on Saturday after North Korea warned of unpredictable "consequences" if the United States fulfills its vow of deploying an aircraft carrier to the Yellow Sea for joint military maneuvers with South Korea.

China's foreign minister spoke with his Russian, U.S., and Japanese counterparts, and a Chinese representative visited Seoul as envoys underscored the need to lower the temperature in the longtime flash-point region, days after four South Koreans died when North Korea shelled Yeonpyeong Island.

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  1. ***dude***

    If 99 percent of muslims love peace and oppose the nutballs, why are they silent? Where is their Billy Graham? Are they helping in haiti?, africa? Do they belong to World Vision? Are they chasing the radials?

    November 28, 2010 at 8:44 am | Report abuse |
  2. Fightin joe

    hey general i highly doubt you have a job for you cannot even spell now go find the coo coo and put it back in the dam clock!

    November 28, 2010 at 9:36 am | Report abuse |
  3. RT

    Hey Dr bad I have the balls to pull the trigger! I am a woman in Utah! Come on

    November 28, 2010 at 11:52 am | Report abuse |
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