U.S. ground invasion of North Korea could cost 'millions' of lives
Nov 07, 2017, 00:47
"It's given North Korea a reason to say, 'Hey, we need a bomb, because if we don't have a bomb we're going to not be able to protect ourselves and they'll come after us [sic]'".
"Some people said that my rhetoric is very strong, but look what's happened with very weak rhetoric over the last 25 years, look where we are right now", he added.
US ally South Korea, meanwhile, is rolling out the red carpet for Trump but is also sensitive to the fact that he plans to spend only 24 hours in the country compared to 48 hours in Japan, the kind of comparison that South Koreans often make because of concerns they are a lesser USA priority than Tokyo, its richer neighbor. He is then expected to hold talks with Japan's Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, after which he will meet with the relatives of Japanese citizens who were abducted by North Korean spies during the cold war. It was not pleasant for them, was it?
A total of 18 North Korean bankers stationed in China, Russia and Libya with suspected links to the regime's weapons programmes have been blacklisted, a statement posted on the South's government website showed. "It was not pleasant", he further added, VOA News reported.
Tensions between North Korea and the USA increased from September when Kim Jong-Un reported the successful test of a thermonuclear hydrogen bomb which can be placed on top of an intercontinental ballistic missile with the capability of hitting the USA mainland.
Trump will steer clear of the heavily fortified demilitarized zone (DMZ) zone on the border between the two Koreas - where other US presidents have visited - a move that might have been seen by North Korea as more of a provocation. "The only and one way for checking his rash act is to tame him with absolute physical power", KCNA's report said. USA officials have said privately that intercepting a test missile is among options under consideration, though there is disagreement within the administration about the risks.
"If the USA misjudges (North Korea's) toughest will and dares to act recklessly, the latter will be compelled to deal a resolute and merciless punishment upon the former with the mobilization of all forces".
The US president, according to the newspaper, is "unstable".
North Korean officials past year also stated the country could seek to target the US mainland if American nuclear forces mobilized against it.
In June, the Treasury Department declared the Bank of Dandong a "primary money laundering concern" for serving as a gateway for North Korea to access the U.S. and worldwide financial systems despite USA and United Nations sanctions. "They're high-ranking employees who have been linked to North Korea's nuclear and missile development program as well as the North's foreign exchange procurement efforts".
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