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Don’t mess with Pyongyang, N’Korean State media tells US

New economic sanctions an "act of war", North Korea declares

North Korean state media has warned America of a “super-mighty preemptive strike” and said don’t “mess with us”, while reacting to comments made by Rex Tillerson, US Secretary of State.

The state media also said that Pyongyang will not hesitate to ‎strike against the United States if provoked as it has developed a missile that can strike mainland America.

Tillerson had earlier warned North Korea that the US will come down hard on the regime of President Kim Jong UN while he also noting that America was looking at ways to pressure and punish Pyongyang over its nuclear programmes.

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Speaking in Washington, Tillerson said; “We’re reviewing all the status of North Korea, both in terms of state sponsorship of terrorism as well as the other ways in which we can bring pressure on the regime in Pyongyang to re-engage with us, but re-engage with us on a different footing than past talks have been held”.

President Donald Trump has taken a hard line stance with North Korean leader Kim, who has rebuffed admonitions from sole major ally China and proceeded with nuclear and missile programmes in defiance of U.N. Security Council sanctions.


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