North Korea will not “sit idly by” if the US decides to make a preemptive strike, said the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the DPRK Riola Khan in an interview with the Associated Press.
He said that the situation on the Korean isthmus similar to the “vicious circle”, as tensions with the US and its allies has only grown. However, according to Khan, the DPRK is not “creating problems”, and the United States and President Donald trump.
The head of state on April 11 in his Twitter wrote that “North Korea looking for trouble. If China decides to help us, that would be great. If not, then we will solve the problem on their own.”
“Trump is always provocation, using aggressive words. Not North Korea, and the United States and the trump create trouble,” said the Khan.
He described the entry of the President of the United States on Twitter as problematic, as well as the conduct of major exercises the U.S. and South Korea and the dispatch to the region of the carrier.
Answering the question of when the next time the DPRK will conduct a nuclear test, Deputy foreign Minister of North Korea said that it will happen, when the staff see fit.
Informed NBC, citing senior us intelligence officials said that the United States is ready at any moment to make a preemptive strike on the DPRK to prevent nuclear weapons testing. According to interlocutors of the channel, North Korea may conduct another test this weekend. NBC sources said that about 500 km from the North Korean polygon, the us military deployed two destroyers, capable of hitting cruise missiles “Tomahawk”. In addition, the United States can engage the bombers, located on the island of GUAM in the Pacific ocean.
The US defense Department stated that it did not discuss future operations, imparted Reuters. The representative of the Pentagon Dana white stated that “our commitment to defend our allies, including South Korea and Japan, remains unchanged.”