Ракетная Истерика Северной Кореи

CЕУЛ – Азия вновь охвачена напряжением по поводу ракетной программы Северной Кореи. На этот раз, вместо запуска очередного «сюрприза», правительство Северной Кореи заранее предупредило международные агенства о запуске «спутника» между 4-м и 8-м апреля. Теперь мир задается вопросом не о том, запустит ли правительство Северной Кореи свои ракеты, а о том, что случится после того, как оно это сделает.    

США, Япония и Южная Корея уже публично осудили запуск как «акт провокации» и нарушение резолюции 1718, принятой Советом Безопасности ООН в октябре 2006 года, спустя пять дней после того, как Северная Корея провела испытания ядерного вооружения. 

Однако на данный момент вместо горячих дебатов необходима хладнокровная оценка военных последствий, которые повлечёт за собой запуск снарядов. Если Япония, США и другие страны попытаются перехватить ракеты, или парировать запуск, то в результате возникнет военная напряжённость, и, возможно, даже столкновение. Перед правительствами стран региона остро стоит вопрос о том, как предотвратить нежелательные военные действия и контрмеры. Самое главное, чтобы жертвой запуска ракет не стали текущие переговоры шести стран (Китая, США, Японии, России и Южной и Северной Кореи), целью которых является окончание ядерной программы Северной Кореи.     

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