Keith Ellison: 'Irresponsible' Trump could bring about first strike by North Korea

Keith Ellison: 'Irresponsible' Trump could bring about first strike by North Korea

The Labour leader's warning comes after he called on Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un to hold direct talks "in the interest of sanity".

After Trump vowed on Tuesday to treat North Korean threats of hostility with "fire and fury like the world has never seen", the Kim regime announced that it is planning to launch four intermediate-range ballistic missiles into the Pacific Ocean near Guam, a USA territory.

Not to be outdone, North Korea issued its own warning, saying that if the USA launches an attack, they will "immediately reduce the US mainland into a field of nuclear war". Thousands of U.S. soldiers are stationed in South Korea and Japan.

"I think China can do a lot more, yes". Us has sponsored over the Pyongyang nuclear missile weapon programs by Changing the new economic sanction.

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On a separate note, Trump has also argued that South Korea is cheating the USA through an unfair trade advantage, demanding that the two countries renegotiate trade agreements toward equalizing their trade deficit.

"There can be no question of blind loyalty to the erratic and belligerent Trump administration". "I feel very comfortable with the technology that we have". Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path! "So between that and Trump's promise to unleash fire and fury at North Korea, you could be forgiven for your confusion about whether you're listening to the fictional Daenerys Targaryen on "Game of Thrones" or the very real President of the United States".

On Friday, Lavrov expressed his worries about the recent standoff between the United States and North Korea. North Korea has always viewed the training as preparation for an invasion.

He added, "The North Korean people, I'm sure, are lovely people and would love to see him go as well". And leaders from both administrations have remained in touch throughout the week, with the two national security advisers speaking Friday.

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