Communist North Korea Threatens War Over Giant Steel Christmas Tree

A 30-meter-tall steel Christmas tree is lit at the western mountain peak known as Aegibong in Gimpo, South Korea. (Herald Sun)

Pyongyang warned South Korea this week that lighting its massive steel Christmas tree near the DMZ was a “dangerous, rash act” that could trigger a war.
The Telegraph reported, via Tim Blair:

South Korea has lit a massive steel Christmas tree that overlooks the world’s most heavily armed border and is within sight of North Korea, prompting threats of attack from the communist state …

North Korea, officially atheist and with only a handful of sanctioned churches in Pyongyang with services for foreigners, warned that lighting the tree would constitute a “dangerous, rash act” with the potential to trigger a war.

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