North Korea's Kim Jong Un says will watch US bit longer before acting

By REUTERS
August 15, 2017 01:51
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SEOUL - North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un received a report from his army on its plans to strike the area around Guam and said he will watch the actions of the United States for a while longer before making a decision, the North's official news agency said on Tuesday.

"The United States, which was the first to bring numerous strategic nuclear equipment near us, should first make the right decision and show through actions if they wish to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula and prevent a dangerous military clash," Kim was cited as saying in the report by KCNA.

The North's leader ordered the army should always be fire-ready should he make a decision for action, the report said.


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