The foreign Minister of the DPRK ri Yong Ho, who is in new York for participation in session of the UN General Assembly, told reporters that possible retaliation to the speech of US President Donald trump may be «unprecedented» test of a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific ocean, according to South Korean Yonhap news Agency and RIA Novosti.
«I don’t know what will be the action, the case of the Deputy Chairman of the Council of state (Kim Jong UN), so I don’t know. Maybe it will be an unprecedented test of a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific,» said Lee Yong-Ho.
On 21 September, the President of the United States Donald trump announced that he had signed a decree authorising the Finance Ministry with additional powers to impose sanctions against the DPRK. This statement was made in the presence of the President of South Korea, moon Jae-In and the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe. Donald trump noted that the development of DPRK’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles «this is a huge threat to peace and security.»
The US President explained that the new Executive order will allow you to cut off sources of income, through which North Korea receives funds for the development of «lethal weapons». The sanctions may relate to those who are engaged in trade with Pyongyang or supplies technology.
September 19, speaking at the UN General Assembly, trump urged to increase pressure on North Korea to compel it to abandon nuclear weapons, calling policy of this rogue state «destabilizing, hostile and threatening». «I will have no other choice but to completely destroy North Korea if they do not stop their provocations. This regime is destroying itself,» said trump.