1DPRK says U.S. occupation in S. Korea destroys Peninsula 's peace , reunification .
2The Democratic People 's Republic of Korea -LRB- DPRK -RRB- Wednesday said the U.S. occupation in South Korea destroys peace and reunification of the Korean Peninsula .
3The Central Committee of the Democratic Front for the Reunification of Korea issued a statement that said `` neither peace and reunification of the Korean Peninsula nor peace and security in Northeast Asia are thinkable as long as the U.S. forces are present in South Korea . ''
4The United States was the `` arch criminal , '' who divided Korea into the north and the south , bringing misfortune and pain to the Korean Peninsula and it was `` the root cause '' of aggression and war , the statement said .
5The statement urged the United States to understand the mounting anti-U.S. sentiment of the Koreans , withdraw its forces from South Korea , stop the moves for an aggression war against the DPRK , and refrain from any acts obstructive to the independent and peaceful reunification of Korea .
6The statement called upon all parties and groups and people to drive the U.S. forces out of South Korea , and `` turn out as one in the sacred anti-U.S. patriotic struggle . ''