North Korea’s Kim Jong Un threatens attack on US bases in Pacific

Kim Jong Un said on Wednesday that North Korea would…

Kim Jong Un said on Wednesday that North Korea would attack U.S. military bases in the Pacific in addition to South Korea if its “enemies … make even the slightest movement,” according to the North’s official KCNA news agency.

The North also hit out over deployment of a U.S. B-52 bomber to South Korea, warning of “all-out action” – the latest of a series of threats issued by Pyongyang.

KCNA news agency said, in its usual flowery rhetoric, that the presence of the bomber showed the U.S. was preparing for “a pre-emptive nuclear strike,” echoing its own earlier threat to do that.

Tensions have risen sharply on the Korean peninsula following a rocket test by the North in December and a nuclear bomb test in February. In response, the U.N. Security Council unanimously agreed early this month to impose further sanctions.

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