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Pyongyang threatens to launch a missile attack on the island of GUAM

DPRK authorities stated that it weighed the possibility of a missile attack on the Pacific island of GUAM, which hosts the strategic bombers of the U.S. army.

North Korean media have published the news shortly after the US President Donald trump said that any threats against USA will be met with «fire and anger».

The situation on the Korean Peninsula remains extremely tense amid the frequent missile tests of the DPRK and a sharp reaction on the behavior of Pyongyang from the United States.

On 5 August the UN security Council unanimously adopted a decision on new sanctions against North Korea in connection with the recent tests by Pyongyang of ballistic Intercontinental missiles.

A few days earlier US President Donald trump has signed the decree about introduction in the DPRK of additional sanctions from the United States.

We will remind, on July 28, Korea launched another missile, which could fall within the economic zone of Japan. According to representatives of the armed forces of South Korea, missile, presumably, ballistic, was released in the direction of the sea of Japan.

July 4, the DPRK authorities announced the successful testing of ballistic long-range missiles which landed in the sea of Japan after flying about 930 kilometers. Before falling into the waters of the sea of Japan, the missile was airborne for 37 minutes. Japanese authorities said the missile fell in the exclusive economic zone of the state (EEZ). Pyongyang first announced the successful launch of an Intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), potentially capable of reaching US territory. The launch was made the day before the opening of the summit Big twenty, which the G20 leaders should, in particular, to discuss ways of dealing with the arms race of the DPRK.

Pyongyang threatens to launch a missile attack on the island of GUAM
09.08.2017

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