One of North Korea’s missiles displayed during a military parade to mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of North Korea’s army in Pyongyang, in February [File: KCNA via Reuters]
FOX News: North Korea threatens action after US flies nuclear-capable B-52 bomber over Korean Peninsula
Kim Yo Jong made the threat as the US and South Korea continue to carry out joint military exercises
North Korea has threatened to take “quick, overwhelming action” after the United States flew a nuclear-capable B-52 bomber over the Korean Peninsula in an exercise with South Korean warplanes.
Kim Yo Jong, the sister of dictator Kim Jong-Un, made the threat as the U.S. and South Korea continue to carry out joint military exercises.
“We keep our eye on the restless military moves by the U.S. forces and the South Korean puppet military and are always on standby to take appropriate, quick and overwhelming action at any time according to our judgment,” Kim Yo Jong said in the statement, as reported by state media.
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Update #1: North Korea accuses US of aggravating tensions (DW)
Update #2: Kim’s sister warns N. Korea ready to act against US, South Korea (Axios)
WNU Editor: It looks like North Korea is about to test a new ICBM …. South Korean Lawmakers Say North Korea Could Test New ICBM in March or April (Reuters). North Korea is also issuing threats to not shoot down their missiles …. Kim’s sister warns U.S. over North Korea missile launch intercepts (Axios). Nore here …. North Korea Warns U.S. Shootdown of Test-Fired Missiles Would Be “Declaration of War” (Democracy Now!).