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North Korea threatens strike on Guam

09 Agosto 2017, 03:09 | Bibiana Flor

North Korea threatens strike on Guam

North Korea threatens strike on Guam

But the United States military has flexed its muscles by conducting joint military drills with Japan and South Korea and conducting show-of-force operations.

"We need to be firm and deliberate with North Korea, but reckless rhetoric is not a strategy to keep America safe", Schumer said in a statement issued Tuesday.

Overnight, the Dow snapped a nine-day winning streak on Tuesday as geopolitical tensions grew after President Trump warned North Korea that any threats 'will be met with fire and fury, sparking geopolitical jitters.

Schuster also said the United States would need to ensure it had enough bombs, missiles and electronic warfare planes to destroy or disable North Korea's air defenses before the heavy bombers needed to strike North Korea's fortified nuclear weapons sites could be sent in.

"They will be met with the fire and fury and frankly power, the likes of which this world has never seen before", Trump said.

The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously voted for resolution 2371, tightening sanctions against North Korea in retaliation for the July missile tests.

The top U.S. diplomat has paired that endeavor with an equally important but more subtle project: sending messages of reassurance to China and other Asian nations that the US' aim isn't to destroy North Korea and upend the region, but simply to engage Pyongyang in talks.

In one of the latest shows of force, the United States military test-launched a Minuteman III ICBM missile in response to the latest missile test by the North.

"In the morning of August 8 the air pirates of Guam again appeared in the sky above South Korea to stage a mad-cap drill simulating an actual war", the KCNA statement read.

USA stocks closed slightly lower after Trump's comment and S&P stock futures (ESc1) slipped further in Asian trade, while a widely followed measure of stock market anxiety ended at its highest in almost a month.

Earlier Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged Southeast Asian countries to isolate North Korea both economically and diplomatically.

USA crude fell 0.55 percent to $49.12 per barrel and Brent was last at $52.03, down 0.65 percent on the day.

South Korean defense officials said the North's artillery uses the term "enveloping fire".

It is not known whether North Korea has tested a smaller nuclear warhead, although it said previous year that it had.

Guam-based US B1-B bombers overflew the Korean peninsula on Tuesday, which KCNA said: "proves that the United States imperialists are nuclear war maniacs".

Guam's offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense said in a statement that its threat level remained unchanged, and that it will "continue to monitor the recent events surrounding North Korea and their threatening actions".

But Tillerson says North Korea's rhetoric is simply getting louder and more threatening because of new worldwide pressure.

The Washington Post story, citing unnamed US intelligence officials, said the confidential analysis was completed last month by the US Defence Intelligence Agency.

Yet some North Korea watchers say Kim has pragmatic reasons for accelerating development of nuclear weapons.

The progress means North Korea is further along the path to having a deployable nuclear missile than has previously been acknowledged.

Guam became a US territory in 1898 during the Spanish-American War.

"It strikes me as an amateurish reflection of a belief that we should give as we get rhetorically". Previous administration comments have focused on finding non-military solutions.



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