NORTH Korea has issued a chilling threat to Japan, warning the country “can never be safe” amid fears a global conflict is about to break out.
Pyongyang’s state-controlled news agency KCNA issued a statement today directly threatening Japan, stating the country’s preparations for a possible war could be “destroyed to pieces”.
The statement read: “Should Japan take the advantages of the US war racket, they can not but be a target of the powerful strike means of the DPRK’s revolutionary armed forces.
“Japan can never be safe if a war breaks out on the Korean peninsula. Everything in Japan mobilised for the war can be destroyed to pieces, to say nothing of the US aggression bases there.
“The Japanese authorities are strongly warned that if they go reckless with the backing of the US they can bring irrevocable misfortune to the Japanese archipelago.” read more…
World War 3: Russia orders US to ABANDON North Korea fight as major conflict looms
RUSSIA has issued a severe warning to Donald Trump as its foreign minister said the escalation over North Korea is “unacceptable”.
Sergey Lavrov told his US counterpart, Rex Tillerson, the escalation of tension on the Korean peninsula is unacceptable.
Russia’s foreign ministry, said: “Lavrov underlined the inadmissibility of any escalation of tension on the Korean peninsula, to which the USA’s military preparations lead, and called for contradictions to be resolved by diplomatic means only.”
During a phone call with Secretary of State Mr Tillerson, Vladimir Putin’s right hand man discussed Syria, Korea and Ukraine, the Russian foreign ministry revealed.
Mr Lavrov also told Mr Tillerson Moscow is demanding the US returns Russian diplomatic property seized in 2016 over suspected Russian interference in the general election.
Former US president Barack Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats and ordered some of its US diplomatic properties to be vacated.
The pair’s phone call came just hours after Donald Trump’s most senior general told the US Army to “stand ready” for war with North Korea. read more…