Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that the North Korean nuclear crisis cannot be resolved by sanctions alone. He called on the international community not to drive Pyongyang into a corner. Keep Reading
Boris Johnson further said that other less provocative alternatives must be taken into consideration about North Korea. While saying that the North break out a “new order of threat” by testing its latest Hydrogen-bomb, the UK secretary of state explained that the American version of solution for the issue may provoke Kim Jong-un to “vaporize” the South Korean capital Seoul. Keep Reading
According to reports, Japan has dispatched its biggest warship since World War II to guard and escort a U.S. supply vessel. The mission, which comes amid rising tensions over North Korea, is performed under Japan’s expanded security law that came into force March last year. Under this law, Japan has the right to aid an alley under attack and expand its SDF activities overseas.
President Donald Trump did not rule out the possibility of military action against North Korea, if the country pursues its nuclear weapons program.
In an interview with CBS News’s John Dickerson Trump said he would not be pleased if North Korea takes that step.
North Korea says it has the military power to sink an American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier that is approaching waters off the Korean Peninsula in “one strike.”
The US has deployed a strike group, including the large USS Carl Vinson carrier, to the Korean Peninsula in what is intended to be a show of force amid North Korea’s advancing missile and military nuclear programs.
The US carrier will reach the peninsula by the end of April, according to US defense officials.