Trump Tells Guam Governor Nuclear Tensions Will Mean More Tourism

13 Août, 2017, 07:33 | Auteur: Phil Beauvilliers
  • Trump Tells Guam Governor Nuclear Tensions Will Mean More Tourism

He appears to be pursuing a carrot-and-stick approach, hoping his sharp language, contrasted with more conciliatory words from his Cabinet, will cow Kim.

"Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path!" he wrote. Trump threatened North Korea with "fire and fury" in return.

The White House said in a statement that Trump and Xi "agreed North Korea must stop its provocative and escalatory behavior". The tougher UN sanctions and loss of trade with countries like India will increase Pyongyang's dependence on Beijing. DPRK stands for North Korea's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

Earlier in the day, the US President said military solutions against the nuclear-armed North Korean regime were "locked and loaded" for use if Pyongyang acted "unwisely".

An employee of a foreign exchange trading company works in front of a monitor showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on a TV programme in Tokyo, Japan.

Washington wants to stop Pyongyang from developing nuclear missiles that could hit the United States.

The factsheet, issued by Guam's Office of Civil Defence and titled Preparing for an Imminent Missile Threat, advises people not to look at the flash of a fireball because it could cause blindness.

NukeMap allows for calculations anywhere and it is every bit as fascinating as it is disturbing whichever location you select on the map.

In remarks to reporters after a meeting with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, Trump said the situation with North Korea was "very dangerous and it will not continue".

China, North Korea's most important ally and trading partner, has reiterated calls for calm.

Trump previously warned North Korea it faced the "fire and fury" of the American arsenal should it try attacking U.S. soil.

These include two successful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test launches in July that are believed to have brought much of the US mainland within North Korea's striking range.

"What he wants is to be seen as a world stage player, and now we've kind of made him one". It's a statement, has nothing to do with dare.

The president's public comments "undermine anyone in Pyongyang who's interested in seeing if there's something to be gained in a dialogue with the United States", he said. Our troops are there as a tripwire.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the escalating rhetoric was the "wrong answer" and saw no military solution to the crisis. It suggested building an emergency kit and having a family plan, and in the event of an attack, lying flat and avoiding looking directly at the blast.