Two US planes hold terminating drills with South Korean powers
Jul 10 2017
The combine of B-1B Lancer vital aircraft flew from a U.S. base on Guam and was joined by U.S. Furthermore, South Korean stream contenders to lead the reenacted pulverization of a foe ballistic rocket launcher and underground offices, the South's aviation based armed forces said.
Before this launch, North Korea conducted satellite launches that critics say were cloaked tests of its long-range missile technology.
U.S. Air Force B-1 bombers have dropped "dummy bombs" near the Korean Demilitarized Zone in a "show of force".
In response, US and South Korean soldiers fired ballistic missiles simultaneously in a drill Wednesday, simulating an attack on the North's leadership "as a strong message of warning", the South's military said at the time.
North Korea on Tuesday test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time, an apparent game-changer in its confrontation with Washington over its nuclear and missile programmes.
It stated: "The US saying it will regularly deploy strategic bombers to the Korean Peninsula is the same as a insane act of playing fire on top of an ammunitions locker".
At the end of a meeting to three, they judged that this gesture of Pyongyang "is a clear indication of the growing threat" of North Korea, and called again for a strengthened sanctions against the country, according to a press release issued by the american presidency. In addition to showcasing their ability to fire into North Korea, Reuters reported Friday that USA forces also have plans to test a controversial missile defense system, called THAAD that has recently been deployed to the peninsula.
The Korean War was marked by deadly US bombing campaigns in Korea.
"Something has to be done about it", Trump said as he met with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Trump and Abe committed, the White House said, "to redoubling their efforts to bring all nations together to show North Korea that there are consequences for its threatening and unlawful actions". "It is imperative for the global community to increase sanctions and pressure on North Korea over its provocations, but the issue should be resolved through dialogue and eventually peace".
The US is also expected to test its THAAD missile defence system against an intermediate-range ballistic missile in the next few days.
The commentary was reported on in English by the state Korean Central News Agency.