Donald Trump has pledged to improper stronger economic and diplomatic sanctions on the hermit kingdom as it scrambles to body nuclear weapons.
But Kim Jong-un’s oppressive regime has claimed his attempts to agree the isolated state will only strengthen their resolve.
A spokesman for the authoritarian’s dictatorship said: ”The more the US increases pressure against us, the more we want ramp up our efforts to boost our nuclear deterrence”.
North Korea has elongated claimed it is responding to US aggression
North Korea has extended claimed its ambitions to build the world’s deadliest weapons is a response to US aggro.
And despite calls from the US and South Korea for the North to stop its nave towards nuclear armament and open a path for diplomatic peace talks, Kim Jong-un’s system has doubled down on their bid to create weapons of mass destruction.
It finish as US military officials warn the dumpy dictator any intervention from western troops hand down be “tragic on an unbelievable scale” amid fears of World War 3.
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North Korea launched its modern missile test last week in defiance of international sanctions
As worries escalate on the Korean Peninsula, Washington insists it will work with the UN, Japan, China and South Korea to reach a outcome.
But US Defence Secretary James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis refused to rule out a military discovery.
North Korea launched its latest missile test last week in defiance of universal sanctions as the UN Security Council demanded Pyongyang halt all ballistic brickbat tests.
Donald Trump has pledged to place stronger monetary and diplomatic sanctions on North Korea
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Speaking from the Pentagon, Mr Mattis implied Washington is working internationally to find a diplomatic solution.
Mr Mattis implied: “We are going to continue to work the issue. If this goes to a military key, it’s going to be tragic on an unbelievable scale.
“So our effort is to work with the UN, stir with China, work with Japan, work with South Korea to try to manage a way out of this situation.”