"We have already warned several times that we will take counteractions for self-defense, including a salvo of missiles into waters near the USA territory of Guam", Kim Kwang Hak, the researcher, told the North's official Korean Central News Agency on Friday.
At the time, North Korea specifically mentioned the bombers "which get on the nerves of DPRK and threaten and blackmail it through their frequent visits to the sky above Korea". Only 16 percent of Democrats favor the idea of the USA making a preemptive strike on North Korea, while a whopping 77 percent of Democrats oppose it.
It is unlikely to have any effect on next week's planned major joint-navy drill between Sourth Korea and the U.S.
North Korea is preparing to fire multiple short-range rockets around the opening of the Chinese Communist Party's twice-a-decade congress on 18 October, a South Korean daily newspaper reported Wednesday.
CCN reports that the latest warnings from Pyongyang follow weeks of rising tensions, which promise to escalate further when US and South Korea joint naval exercises begin Monday.
Joint military exercises are particularly infuriating to Pyongyang.
Yesterday, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said there's "great concern" about Americans who live in Guam.
'Let's hope that diplomacy works, ' he said.
In a statement the U.S. 7th Fleet said the USS Ronald Regan aircraft carrier and two United States destroyers would take part in the drill alongside South Korean Navy vessels. The 10-day exercise will "promote communications, interoperability, and partnership in the 7th Fleet area of operations", reads a statement from the Navy's 7th Fleet.
'If US imperialists and the South Korean puppets ignite a nuclear war of aggression against us, it would only advance their own demise, ' the state-run KCNA news agency said.
"Our ironclad partnership is further reinforced by this visit from MI".
U.S. President Donald Trump says he has a "stronger and tougher" attitude than other people on North Korea, and he will do what's right for the world.
A Washington-based monitor of North Korea has also detected numerous landslides throughout the site, more than after any previous test. Ri emphasized deterrent power of nuclear weapons in his country's hands.