They do not tolerate US military exercises near their borders

The actions of the warmongers led by the Americans crossed the line of tolerance

– said the news agency, threatening unspecified “attacks”.

Meanwhile, Sung Kim, the US special envoy to North Korea, has arrived in Seoul and, according to the announcement, is discussing North Korea’s weapons development and nuclear testing with South Korean and Japanese officials.

According to a statement from South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Song also met with Minister Park Jin. At the meeting, they agreed to prevent the illegal acquisition of funds in North Korea, with which Pyongyang is trying to finance its missile tests. Under this, the diplomats also took up the issue of North Koreans practically working as slaves abroad.

In addition, they called on China, which maintains good relations with North Korea, to put pressure on Pyongyang so that the communist country returns to the stalled nuclear negotiations.

Also on Thursday, regardless of the discussions, South Korean Defense Minister Lee Jong-sob said: North Korea is now capable of conducting another nuclear test “at any time”, so it is necessary to strengthen South Korea’s defense capabilities. During his speech at the parliament’s defense committee, the prime minister accused Pyongyang of using the South Korean-US military exercises merely as a pretext for testing new weapons.

At the beginning of the week, South Korea, the United States and Japan conducted joint naval exercises near Jeju Island on the southern coast of the Korean Peninsula. The USS Nimitz aircraft carrier participated in the two-day exercise. maneuver.

In March, North Korea conducted several missile tests. Pyongyang said it wanted to respond to the recently ended joint US-South Korean military exercise called Freedom Shield.

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The communist regime sees such maneuvers as a major test of its territorial occupation and promises “subversive” action in response.

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