Korea may be bracing for nuclear test this Saturday
14 April, 2017, 16:22 | Author: Essie Rivera
On Tuesday, Japansaid it was planning to conduct joint drills with the USA carrier strike group in what is seen as a show of force to deter North Korea from launching any missiles.
"Military force can not resolve the issue", Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told reporters in Beijing.
"Commercial satellite imagery of North Korea's Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site from April 12 shows continued activity around the North Portal, new activity in the Main Administrative Area, and a few personnel around the site's Command Center", the North Korea-related analysis website said.
The possibility of U.S. military action gained traction after the U.S. Navy fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airfield last week in response to a deadly gas attack.
The reclusive state has always been on a quest to develop a long-range missile capable of hitting the U.S. mainland with a nuclear warhead, and has so far staged five atomic tests, two of them past year. "It's a signal of willingness to cooperate more on the worldwide stage, especially on North Korea's nuclear program".
North Korea has doubled the size of its facility for enriching uranium in recent years, according to Yukiya Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
South Korean officials said on Thursday there were no new signs to indicate a North Korean nuclear test was more likely, although they also said the North has maintained a state of readiness to conduct such a test at any time.
"As soon as North Korea complies with China's declared advice and suspends nuclear activities".
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The journalists were invited by North Korea's current leader Kim Jong-un, the late Kim's grandson.
North Korea's official KCNA news agency said early on Thursday that Kim Jong Un had guided training of the army's special operation forces jumping from aircraft. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abewarned Thursday that North Korea may be capable of firing a missile loaded with sarin nerve gas toward Japan, as global concern mounted that a missile or nuclear test by the authoritarian state could be imminent. "I felt pretty strongly that [China] had a tremendous power over North Korea".
THE drums of war are banging loudly as North Korea escalates its threats against the United States.
"If the USA comes with reckless military maneuvers then we will confront it with the DPRK's pre-emptive strike", Han said, referring to North Korea by its official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
"If Trump were to follow through with his hints that he may give the order to shoot down any North Korean missile tests, it could lead to military escalation on both sides". In a statement explaining the vote, China's United Nations ambassador, Liu Jieyi, said that parts of the resolution required revision, without elaborating.
"There's a whole host of things that are possible, all the way up to what's essentially a trade quarantine on North Korea", one official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Reuters in Washington.
Customs data in Beijing on Thursday showed that China's coal imports from North Korea plunged 51.6 percent in the first three months in 2017 from a year ago. Trump also tweeted that if China doesn't do its part to rein in Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions, the USA can handle it. He said later on Wednesday the United States was prepared to tackle the crisis without China, if necessary.
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A USA missile attack on a Syrian airbase Thursday night escalated tensions between the US and Russian Federation . Iran has provided crucial military and economic assistance to Assad throughout Syria's six-year civil war .
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