South Korean K-200 armoured vehicles move over a (Credit: Getty KIM JAE-HWAN)

South Korean K-200 armoured vehicles move over a temporary bridge during a river-crossing military drill in Hwacheon near the border with North Korea on April 1, 2013. South Korea's new president promised a strong military response to any North Korean provocation after Pyongyang announced that the two countries were now in a state of war. AFP PHOTO / KIM JAE-HWANKIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images

PHOTOS: North Korea Tensions

Tensions between North and South Korea remain high after North Korean officials reiterated their state of war with the south.

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A truck with South Korean army soliders moves towards the border with North Korea near a military checkpoint in Paju. (April 9, 2013)

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South Korean high school students march during a two-day training camp to experience army life at a military base in Gwangju, south of Seoul, on April 9, 2013. North Korea said on April 9 the Korean peninsula was headed for "thermo-nuclear" war and advised foreigners in South Korea to consider evacuation -- a warning that was largely greeted with indifference. REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT NO ARCHIVES NO INTERNET RESTRICTED TO SUBSCRIPTION USE AFP PHOTO/YONHAPYONHAP/AFP/Getty Images

South Korean high school students march during a
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South Korean high school students march during a two-day training camp to experience army life at a military base in Gwangju, south of Seoul, on April 9, 2013. North Korea said on April 9 the Korean peninsula was headed for "thermo-nuclear" war and advised foreigners in South Korea to consider evacuation -- a warning that was largely greeted with indifference. REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT NO ARCHIVES NO INTERNET RESTRICTED TO SUBSCRIPTION USE AFP PHOTO/YONHAPYONHAP/AFP/Getty Images

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PAJU, SOUTH KOREA - APRIL 09: South Korean
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PAJU, SOUTH KOREA - APRIL 09: South Korean soldiers patrol along a barb-wire fence near Dorasan on April 9, 2013 in Paju, South Korea. North Korea announced it will withdraw all workers from Kaesong joint industrial complex, five days after unilaterally banning South Korean workers re-entry to Kaesong. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

PAJU, SOUTH KOREA - APRIL 09: South Korean
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PAJU, SOUTH KOREA - APRIL 09: South Korean soldiers sit in a truck at the inter-Korean transit office on April 9, 2013 in Paju, South Korea. North Korea announced it will withdraw all workers from Kaesong joint industrial complex, five days after unilaterally banning South Korean workers re-entry to Kaesong. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

PAJU, SOUTH KOREA - APRIL 09: South Korean
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PAJU, SOUTH KOREA - APRIL 09: South Korean soldiers sit in a truck at a military check point on April 9, 2013 in Paju, South Korea. North Korea announced it will withdraw all workers from Kaesong joint industrial complex, five days after unilaterally banning South Korean workers re-entry to Kaesong. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

PAJU, SOUTH KOREA - APRIL 09: A South
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PAJU, SOUTH KOREA - APRIL 09: A South Korean soldier sets up a barricade on the road connecting South and North Korea at the Unification Bridge on April 9, 2013 in Paju, South Korea. North Korea announced it will withdraw all workers from Kaesong joint industrial complex, five days after unilaterally banning South Korean workers re-entry to Kaesong. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

This photo taken and released by North Korea's
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This photo taken and released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 8, 2013 shows an overview of a national meeting at the April 25 House of Culture to mark the 20th anniversary of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il's election as chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission (NDC). AFP PHOTO / KCNA via KNS

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This picture taken on April 6, 2013 shows a Chinese border guard standing on a look out post, taken from Dandong across the Yalu river to the North Korean town of Sinuiju. The US is pressuring China's new President Xi Jinping to crack down on the regime in North Korea or face an increased US military presence in the region, The New York Times reported late April 5, 2013. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTOSTR/AFP/Getty Images

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North Korean soldiers patrol along the bank of the Yalu River in the North Korean town of Sinuiju across from the Chinese city of Dandong on April 4, 2013. North Korea appears to have moved a medium range missile to its east coast, South Korean Defence Minister Kim Kwan-Jin said, prompting fears of a strike against South Korea or Japan. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTOSTR/AFP/Getty Images

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North Korean soldiers on the lookout at a watch tower along the bank of the Yalu River in the North Korean town of Sinuiju across from the Chinese city of Dandong on April 4, 2013. North Korea appears to have moved a medium range missile to its east coast, South Korean Defence Minister Kim Kwan-Jin said, prompting fears of a strike against South Korea or Japan. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTOSTR/AFP/Getty Images

A North Korean soldier looks toward the South
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A North Korean soldier looks toward the South side at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone (DMZ) dividing the two Koreas on April 4, 2013. North Korea dramatically escalated its warlike rhetoric on April 4, warning that it had authorised plans for nuclear strikes on targets in the United States. REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT NO ARCHIVES NO INTERNET RESTRICTED TO SUBSCRIPTION USE AFP PHOTO/YONHAPYONHAP/AFP/Getty Images

South Korean K-200 armoured vehicles move over a
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South Korean K-200 armoured vehicles move over a temporary bridge during a river-crossing military drill in Hwacheon near the border with North Korea on April 1, 2013. South Korea's new president promised a strong military response to any North Korean provocation after Pyongyang announced that the two countries were now in a state of war. AFP PHOTO / KIM JAE-HWANKIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images

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A South Korean K-1 tank moves over a
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A South Korean K-1 tank moves over a temporary bridge during a river-crossing military drill in Hwacheon near the border with North Korea on April 1, 2013. South Korea's new president promised a strong military response to any North Korean provocation after Pyongyang announced that the two countries were now in a state of war. AFP PHOTO / KIM JAE-HWANKIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images

South Korean army anti-tank helicopters fly overhead during
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South Korean army anti-tank helicopters fly overhead during a river-crossing military drill in Hwacheon near the border with North Korea on April 1, 2013. South Korea's new president promised a strong military response to any North Korean provocation after Pyongyang announced that the two countries were now in a state of war. AFP PHOTO / KIM JAE-HWANKIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images

South Korean K-200 armoured vehicles move over a
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South Korean K-200 armoured vehicles move over a temporary bridge during a river-crossing military drill in Hwacheon near the border with North Korea on April 1, 2013. South Korea's new president promised a strong military response to any North Korean provocation after Pyongyang announced that the two countries were now in a state of war. AFP PHOTO / KIM JAE-HWANKIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images

A South Korean K-1 tank moves over a
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A South Korean K-1 tank moves over a temporary bridge during a river-crossing military drill in Hwacheon near the border with North Korea on April 1, 2013. South Korea's new president promised a strong military response to any North Korean provocation after Pyongyang announced that the two countries were now in a state of war. AFP PHOTO / KIM JAE-HWANKIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images

A South Korean K-1 tank moves over a
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A South Korean K-1 tank moves over a temporary bridge during a river-crossing military drill in Hwacheon near the border with North Korea on April 1, 2013. South Korea's new president promised a strong military response to any North Korean provocation after Pyongyang announced that the two countries were now in a state of war. AFP PHOTO / KIM JAE-HWANKIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images

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A South Korean K-1 tank moves over a
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A South Korean K-1 tank moves over a temporary bridge during a river-crossing military drill in Hwacheon near the border with North Korea on April 1, 2013. South Korea's new president promised a strong military response to any North Korean provocation after Pyongyang announced that the two countries were now in a state of war. AFP PHOTO / KIM JAE-HWANKIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images

South Korean K-1 tanks move over a temporary
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South Korean K-1 tanks move over a temporary bridge during a river-crossing military drill in Hwacheon near the border with North Korea on April 1, 2013. South Korea's new president promised a strong military response to any North Korean provocation after Pyongyang announced that the two countries were now in a state of war. AFP PHOTO / KIM JAE-HWANKIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images

South Korean tanks move over a temporary bridge
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South Korean tanks move over a temporary bridge during a river-crossing military drill in Hwacheon near the border with North Korea on April 1, 2013. South Korea's new president promised a strong military response to any North Korean provocation after Pyongyang announced that the two countries were now in a state of war. AFP PHOTO / KIM JAE-HWANKIM JAE-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images

A North Korean soldier stands watch by the
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A North Korean soldier stands watch by the Yalu River in the North Korean town of Sinuiju across from the Chinese city of Dandong on March 31, 2013. North Korea on March 30 declared it was in a "state of war" with South Korea and warned Seoul and Washington that any provocation would swiftly escalate into an all-out nuclear conflict. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTOSTR/AFP/Getty Images

A US B-2 stealth bomber (R) flies over
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A US B-2 stealth bomber (R) flies over a US air base in Pyeongtaek, south of Seoul, on March 28, 2013 as part of South Korea-US joint military exercise. Two nuclear-capable US B-2 stealth bombers flew what the US military described as "deterrence" missions over South Korea on March 28, in a move sure to further inflame tensions with North Korea. TOPSHOTS REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT NO ARCHIVES NO INTERNET RESTRICTED TO SUBSCRIPTION USE AFP PHOTO/YONHAPYONHAP/AFP/Getty Images

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South Korean vehicles (L) arrive from North Korea's
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South Korean vehicles (L) arrive from North Korea's Kaesong Industrial Complex as a military vehicle (R) drives past at a check point of the inter-Korean transit office in Paju near the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) dividing the two Koreas on March 28, 2013. The joint South-North Korean industrial complex was operating normally on March 28, despite Pyongyang severing a military hotline used to monitor movement in and out of the zone. REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT NO ARCHIVES NO INTERNET RESTRICTED TO SUBSCRIPTION USE AFP PHOTO/YONHAPYONHAP/AFP/Getty Images

This picture released by North Korea's official Korean
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This picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on March 26, 2013 and taken on March 25, 2013 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) speaking with military officials during his inspection of the landing and anti-landing drills of KPA Large Combined Units 324 and 287 and KPA Navy Combined Unit 597 at an undisclosed location on North Korea's east coast. AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTSKCNA VIA KNS/AFP/Getty Images

This picture released by North Korea's official Korean
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This picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on March 26, 2013 and taken on March 25, 2013 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) speaking with female artilleries during his inspection of the landing and anti-landing drills of KPA Large Combined Units 324 and 287 and KPA Navy Combined Unit 597 at an undisclosed location on North Korea's east coast. AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTSKCNA VIA KNS/AFP/Getty Images

This picture released by North Korea's official Korean
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This picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on March 26, 2013 and taken on March 25, 2013 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (L) inspecting the landing and anti-landing drills of KPA Large Combined Units 324 and 287 and KPA Navy Combined Unit 597 at an undisclosed location on North Korea's east coast. AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTSKCNA VIA KNS/AFP/Getty Images

This picture released by North Korea's official Korean
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This picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on March 26, 2013 and taken on March 25, 2013 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (2nd L) speaking with female artilleries during his inspection of the landing and anti-landing drills of KPA Large Combined Units 324 and 287 and KPA Navy Combined Unit 597 at an undisclosed location on North Korea's east coast. AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTSKCNA VIA KNS/AFP/Getty Images

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This picture released by North Korea's official Korean
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This picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on March 26, 2013 and taken on March 25, 2013 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (L) inspecting the landing and anti-landing drills of KPA Large Combined Units 324 and 287 and KPA Navy Combined Unit 597 at an undisclosed location on North Korea's east coast. AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTSKCNA VIA KNS/AFP/Getty Images

This picture released by North Korea's official Korean
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This picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on March 26, 2013 and taken on March 25, 2013 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) inspecting the landing and anti-landing drills of KPA Large Combined Units 324 and 287 and KPA Navy Combined Unit 597 at an undisclosed location on North Korea's east coast. AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS ---EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / KCNA VIA KNS" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTSKCNA VIA KNS/AFP/Getty Images

North Korea soldiers walk on the North side
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North Korea soldiers walk on the North side at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone dividing the two Koreas on March 19, 2013. The US on March 19 said it was flying training missions of nuclear-capable B-52 bombers over South Korea, in a clear signal to North Korea at a time of escalating military tensions. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JEJUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images

A US soldier looks toward North Korea's propaganda
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A US soldier looks toward North Korea's propaganda village of Gijeongdong, at a check point of the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone dividing the two Koreas on March 19, 2013. The US on March 19 said it was flying training missions of nuclear-capable B-52 bombers over South Korea, in a clear signal to North Korea at a time of escalating military tensions. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JEJUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images

A North Korean soldier looks towards the South
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A North Korean soldier looks towards the South side at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone dividing the two Koreas on March 13, 2013. North Korea confirmed on March 13 that it had shredded the 60-year-old armistice ending the Korean War, and warned that the next step was an act of "merciless" military retaliation against its enemies. REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT NO ARCHIVES NO INTERNET RESTRICTED TO SUBSCRIPTION USE AFP PHOTO/YONHAPYONHAP/AFP/Getty Images

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South Korean soldiers stand guard as a North
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South Korean soldiers stand guard as a North Korean soldier (far C) looks on at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone dividing the two Koreas on March 13, 2013. North Korea confirmed on March 13 that it had shredded the 60-year-old armistice ending the Korean War, and warned that the next step was an act of "merciless" military retaliation against its enemies. REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT NO ARCHIVES NO INTERNET RESTRICTED TO SUBSCRIPTION USE AFP PHOTO/YONHAPYONHAP/AFP/Getty Images

South Korean marines patrol on the South Korea-controlled
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South Korean marines patrol on the South Korea-controlled island of Yeonpyeong near the disputed waters of the Yellow Sea on March 12, 2013. North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un threatened to "wipe out" a South Korean island as Pyongyang came under new economic and diplomatic fire on March 12 from US sanctions and UN charges of gross rights abuses. REPUBLIC OF KOREA OUT NO ARCHIVES NO INTERNET RESTRICTED TO SUBSCRIPTION USE AFP PHOTO/YONHAPYONHAP/AFP/Getty Images

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