Декабря 12, 2017


USA bombers overfly Korean peninsula in show of force

12 Октября 2017, 05:12 | Taylor George

GETTY NUCLEAR WAR Tensions have been rising over North Korea's repeated missile tests

North Korea missile

Mr Trump tweeted on Sunday that only "one thing would work" to stop North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's regime from further developing a nuclear arsenal aimed at hitting the USA mainland.

Those are the findings of a poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, as tensions between the adversaries escalate and North Korea comes closer to its goal of having a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike the continental U.S. North Korean officials told the South their soldiers shouted warnings, but the tourist didn't respond even after they fired a warning shot.

South Korea's military has acquired all technologies necessary to build the bombs at any time, Yonhap news agency reports.

South Korean and US government officials have been raising their guard against more North Korean provocations with the approach of the 72nd anniversary of the founding of North Korea's ruling party, which fell on Tuesday.

After entering South Korean airspace, the two bombers carried out air-to-ground missile drills in waters off the east coast of South Korea, then flew over the South to waters between it and China to repeat the drill, the release said.

Commenting on a Trump statement that the United States might withdraw from a nuclear deal with Iran, Peskov said such a move would have "negative consequences".

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A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, prepare for take-off to fly a bilateral mission with Japanese and South Korea Air Force jets in the vicinity of the Sea of Japan, from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, October 10, 2017.

Speaking in Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying reiterated a call for all parties involved with the standoff in North Korea to exercise restraint, describing the situation as extremely complex and serious.

Analysts believed such a test could take place on Tuesday-which could be Monday in the US due to the time difference-marking the founding of North Korea's communist Worker's Party.

While Australia underscores maximum diplomatic and economic pressure when dealing with North Korea issues, Defense Minister Marise Payne also stressed Canberra will continue to work with Seoul and Washington highlighting the key is supporting regional security.

"I told my own staff October 10 is the Korean Workers Party founding day, that's Tuesday in North Korea, but that's Monday, Columbus Day holiday in the USA, so stand by your phones", Yong Suk Lee, deputy assistant director of the CIA's Korea Mission Center, told students and reporters at George Washington University.

"The worldwide community won't accept North Korea as a nuclear power".

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