North Korea's leader has delayed a decision on firing missiles toward Guam while he waits to see what the United States does next, the North's state media said on Tuesday, as South Korea's president said Seoul would seek to prevent war by all means.
Amid global calls for calm, North Korea’s leader has decided to halt a plan to launch missiles towards the US Pacific territory of Guam, warning, however, that his country will stay fire-ready while keeping a close eye on Washington’s actions.
China's Commerce Ministry issued a ban effective from today on several imports from North Korea, including coal, iron ore, lead concentrates and ore, lead and seafood, a move that is in line with UN sanctions announced this month.
UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has warned the government of Prime Minister Theresa May against taking part in any military action against North Korea, amid a standoff that has put the North on a collision course with the United States.
Britain’s Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn urged the government to refrain from military intervention in North Korea and warned against following the lead of the “erratic and belligerent” Trump administration.
More than 60 Democratic lawmakers have expressed their “profound concern” over US President Donald Trump’s threatening rhetoric about North Korea, insisting that any military attack “must be debated and authorized by Congress.”
US President Donald Trump’s “fire and fury” warning to North Korea rattled US allies and adversaries alike and prompted senior American officials to send mixed signals on Pyongyang, a sign of ongoing deep divisions in the Trump administration.
The governor of Guam has said the US territory is "well-equipped" to handle any North Korean strike due to its robust infrastructure and dismissed the notion that the island's residents are in a state of panic.
North Korea said on Wednesday it is considering plans for a missile strike on the US Pacific territory of Guam, just hours after President Donald Trump told the North that any threat to the United States would be met with "fire and fury".
China will pay the biggest price from the new United Nations sanctions against North Korea because of its close economic relationship with the country, but will always enforce the resolutions, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said.
North Korea vowed Monday to bolster its nuclear arsenal and launch "thousands-fold" revenge against the United States in response to tough UN sanctions imposed after its recent intercontinental ballistic missile launches.