Natural disaster detected near North Korea nuclear site

Posted December 04, 2017

The US and South Korea will launch a major air force exercise involving hundreds of aircraft on Monday, a move denounced by North Korea for bringing the region to the "brink of nuclear war".

The piece - which came shortly after Kim Jong Un enjoyed a visit to a military tyre factory - added: "The US and South Korean puppet warmongers would be well advised to bear in mind that their DPRK-targeted military drill will be as foolish as an act precipitating their self-destruction".

Although North Korea has rejected accusations of such abuses, a 2014 United Nations report said North Korean security chiefs, possibly including the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, should face justice for overseeing a state-controlled system of Nazi-style atrocities.

"Despite persistent sanctions and pressure by the US and other hostile forces, my government concentrates all its efforts on improving people's livelihood and providing them with a better future", the North Korean Permanent Mission to the United Nations said in a statement on November 14.

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However, they said Pompeo would need to resist the planned budget cuts and find a way to grapple with Trump's tweets. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says there are "no personnel announcements at this time".

But it is the stealth fighters that experts say pose the biggest threat to Pyongyang.

The launch was a message of defiance to President Donald Trump's administration, which a week earlier had restored North Korea to a US list of terror sponsors.

But it also put up bravado over the presence of the F-22s and F-35s.

North Korea said it successfully tested a powerful new ICBM on Wednesday that put the entire US mainland within range of its nuclear weapons.

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The latest missile flew higher than any others previously tested, before falling into Japanese waters.

"We're asking China not to do us or anybody else a favor", he said.

"The situation clearly proves that the USA and the South Korean puppet war maniacs are just aggressors and provocateurs breaking peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula". She talked about additional measures against the DPRK and said President Donald Trump called China's President Xi Jinping Wednesday morning and urged him to cut off all oil deliveries to North Korea.

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At the California forum, McMaster said Kim was extremely unlikely to change his behavior "without some significant new actions in the form of much more severe sanctions" and "complete enforcement of the sanctions that are in place".