Amid rising regional tensions, Pyongyang residents have been preparing. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has appeared in a massive parade. (KRT via AP). North Korean state media later warned of a nuclear attack on the United States at any sign of aggression as the USA aircraft strike group sailed towards the Korean peninsula.
North Korea is making steady progress toward developing ballistic missiles that can hit the USA and its capabilities will match its rhetoric if left unchecked, the commander of US forces in South Korea said. Admiral Harry Harris, who heads the Pacific Command, welcomed recent efforts by Beijing to try to defuse soaring tensions between Pyongyang and Washington, and suggested a non-military solution remained the preferred outcome.
The anti-missile system was set up despite vehement protests from China, which says that the advanced system will do little to deter North Korea's nuclear ambition and will destabilise regional security balance. Tillerson also noted that U.S.is prepared to test China's willingness to help Washington with North Korea and underscored that the White House is not seeking regime change.
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The statement said that Seoul and Washington have been pushing to get THAAD quickly working to cope with North Korea's advancing nuclear and missile threats. "Sarin gas doesn't have to be dropped ", he said. The United States began moving the first elements of the advanced missile defence system into South Korea in early March after the North test-launched four ballistic missiles.
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