The United Kingdom is working together with the United States and other partners on diplomatic solution to the North Korean crisis, UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Saturday.
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"I think that the president unfortunately has elevated [North Korean Supreme Leader] Kim Jong-Un now", McCaskill told the crowd, according to the Daily Journal Online.
"These helicopters are never mobilized to distribute the Rodong Sinmum [Workers' Newspaper] unless it carries Kim Jong Un's new year's address", RFA's source said, adding that even then a full day is usually required for distribution. The regime's recent military tests reveal that the entire continental USA with the exception of Florida may be in range of North Korean missiles.
The Labour leader said you "cannot play fast and loose with nuclear weapons", adding that Britain had a role to play in bringing the two leaders "back from the brink".
"Wealthy people and people who live in the cities are more anxious than others about Kim Jong Un's nuclear provocations", the source said.
"I know people say the rhetoric wasn't stopping the advancement of their weapons, but we're tracking it and we have the technology to intercept", McCaskill said Friday.
"Frankly, we are not ready for a war, since we have concerns over supplies of food and munitions".
On Thursday, Kim Jong-un threatened to strike waters around the USA base in Guam.
Britain's membership of NATO does not automatically oblige it to participate in a conflict between Trump's America and Kim's North Korea, even if the latter attacks United States military bases in the Pacific. "Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path".
On Wednesday, North Korea announced that a plan to attack Guam would be complete by mid-August.
"Our government must not drag our country into any military action over the Korea crisis, including joint exercises".
Reported by Sunghui Moon for RFA's Korean Service. Written in English by Richard Finney.