North Korea denounces Trump's Asia tour as a 'warmonger's visit'

14 November, 2017, 01:16 | Author: Katrina Soto
  • Jim Watson  AFP  Getty Images President Donald Trump addresses the National Assembly in Seoul South Korea Nov. 8 2017

Pyongyang's drills are expected to begin in December and are likely to proceed till April, while the South Korean military keeps a close watch on all the developments in the region.

While months-long winter drills are routine for the North, authorities in the South said they were on high alert for any possible changes.

His letter comes after the Pentagon claimed North Korea's nuclear arsenal could only be eliminated with a ground invasion. "But our military is keeping a full readiness posture against the possibility of North Korea's provocations", a military official said in a briefing.

"Currently, the North Korean troops are conducting ordinary field exercises".

Trump is now in Vietnam attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, but he took the time to tweet: "Why would Kim Jong-un insult me by calling me 'old, ' when I would NEVER call him 'short and fat?'".

"Do not underestimate us", Trump said Tuesday in a speech delivered to South Korea's National Assembly. And do not try us.

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Along with the three carrier groups, he said the USA has reactivated round-the-clock sorties with nuclear-capable B-52 strategic bombers "which existed during the Cold War times".

North Korea's foreign ministry said of the comments, "Reckless remarks by an old lunatic like Trump will never scare us or stop our advance". "We sent three of the largest aircraft carriers in the world (to the Korean Peninsula) and a nuclear submarine is also positioned", the American president warned Pyongyang soon after he landed in South Korea.

US President Donald Trump has praised Vietnamese growth and plugged US business at a press conference with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang on a state visit to Hanoi.

North Korean military personnel are reportedly preparing for their winter training exercises as three USA aircraft carriers lurk near the Korean Peninsula in an unprecedented show of force by Washington's navy.

President Trump is now in the Philippines for the ASEAN Summit, the last leg of his Asia tour.

South Korean soldiers ride on an armored vehicle during a South Korea/United States combined training exercise at the U.S. Army's Rodriguez shooting range in Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, Sep.

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