World Trump: Nuclear war ‘always’ a concern with North Korea

10:55  19 april  2017
10:55  19 april  2017 Source:   The Hill

McCain: North Korea 'first real test' for Trump

  McCain: North Korea 'first real test' for Trump How President Trump responds to North Korea's push to develop a nuclear missile capable of striking the United States could be the "first real test" of his administration, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Sunday. If North Korea were to fire a missile at the U.S., "we would have to rely on our ability to intercept it, and by the way, I'm told that we do have that ability," McCain told NBC's "Meet the Press.

President Trump on Tuesday said “you always have to be concerned ” about nuclear war when dealing with North Korea . “Look, you always have to be concerned ,” he told CNN’s Wisconsin affiliate WTMJ.

Trump said Tuesday that “you always have to be concerned ” about nuclear war when dealing with North Korea . A senior North Korea official said Monday that the U.S. has created “a dangerous situation in which a thermonuclear war may break out at any minute.”

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President Trump on Tuesday said "you always have to be concerned" about nuclear war when dealing with North Korea.

"Look, you always have to be concerned," he told CNN's Wisconsin affiliate WTMJ. "You don't know exactly who you're dealing with."

"Now I'm put in a position where he actually has nuclear and we're going to have to do something about it," Trump added. "It's a very, very tricky situation. Hopefully he wants peace and we want peace and that's going to be the end determination, but we're going to see what happens."

N. Korean official blames Trump for region's 'vicious cycle'

  N. Korean official blames Trump for region's 'vicious cycle' North Korea's vice foreign minister told The Associated Press on Friday that the situation on the Korean Peninsula is now in a "vicious cycle," and that Pyongyang won't "keep its arms crossed" in the face of a pre-emptive strike by US. In an exclusive interview with the AP in Pyongyang on Friday, Vice Minister Han Song Ryol also blamed President Donald Trump for raising tensions, saying that his "aggressive" tweets were "making trouble."Tensions are deepening as the U.S. has sent an aircraft carrier to waters off the peninsula and is conducting its biggest-ever joint military exercises with South Korea.

President Donald Trump said there is always a worry about a possible nuclear war with North Korea .

President Donald Trump said Tuesday ‘you always have to be concerned ’ when he was asked how worried Americans should be about the possibility of nuclear war with North Korea .

Reports emerged Tuesday that the U.S. is considering shooting down future North Korean missile tests as a show of strength against Pyongyang.

Defense Secretary James Mattis has reportedly presented that option to Congress but the military has not yet decided to implement the policy.

A senior North Korean official said Monday that the U.S. has created "a dangerous situation in which a thermonuclear war may break out at any minute."

"[North Korea] is ready to react to any mode of war desired by the U.S.," Kim In Ryong, North Korea's deputy ambassador to the United Nations, said in Panmunjom, North Korea.

North Korea attempted but failed to launch a ballistic missile on its east coast last Sunday, the latest sign of rising tensions in Asia.

A U.S. official said the projectile "blew up almost immediately," adding the type of missile North Korea was testing was still being assessed.

Japan PM urges North Korea to refrain from more provocative actions .
<p>Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged North Korea on Monday to refrain from taking further provocative actions, comply with U.N. resolutions and abandon its nuclear missile development.</p>Tensions on the Korean peninsula have escalated as U.S. President Donald Trump takes a hard rhetorical line with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who has rebuffed admonitions from China and proceeded with missile tests.

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