North Korea has warned the United States against playing with fire, through its joint exercises with its southern neighbor, which it described as "playing with fire over a nuclear powder barrel.
The North Korean People's People's Peace Commission issued a statement, broadcast by Central Television, condemning the ongoing joint exercises between US and South Korean forces. "We are not just spectators of the reckless games of fire over a nuclear powder barrel, Aggression ", according to a statement carried by Japanese television channel NHK.
Pyongyang has also published pictures of citizens wearing a muddle with leader Kim Jong-un on the backdrop of a placard reading "Pukkyson-3", "Polar Star-3." According to the Japanese Broadcasting Corporation, these images hint at the development of new ballistic missiles for submarines, after tests and tests on the missiles "Pukkyson-2" in February this year.
In July, North Korea successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile, and the UN Security Council imposed new sanctions against it. This was followed by a heated exchange of fire between Pyongyang and Washington, which led to escalating tension on the Korean Peninsula.
North Korea has threatened to fire ballistic missiles into the territorial waters of the Pacific island of Guam, which hosts the Andersen Air Base and the US Naval Base of Abra-Harbourn.