According to the Japanese official, the nuclear war threat by North Korea has reached to an “unprecedented” level which raising the tensions between The United States, Japan and South Korea as Japan, U.S. and South Korea are on the radar of North Korea. A Japanese official said on Monday, now these countries require to demonstrate “different responses” the threat of nuclear war.
According to the Reuters report, the “threat posed by North Korea has grown to the unprecedented, critical and imminent level,” Itsunori Onodera, Japanese Defense Minister said. At the meeting of Asian defense chiefs in the Philippines where Onodera was speaking with the counterparts of the United States and North Korea, said, “Therefore, we have to take calibrated and different responses to meet with that level of threat.”
Jim Mattis, the U.S. Defense Secretary had the same remarks. According to Mattis, the ongoing intimidations of North Korea “threaten regional and global security.”
Song Young-Moo, the Defense Minister of South Korea said, “North Korea’s provocative behavior is becoming worse and worse.”
The defense chiefs commented on a report that says North Korea’s nuclear weapon or the biological weapon program could take lives of thousands of people and could “create panic and paralyze societies.”
Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) defense minister pointed out the “need to maintain peace and stability in the region” and the defense minister called “for the exercise of self-restraint and the resumption of dialogue to de-escalate tensions in the Korean peninsula.”
On Sunday, Kim Jong Un the North Korean lead called U.S. President Trump a “lunatic” for taking the nation and its “poor puppet forces” straight “into ruin.”
The President announced that he would “certainly take a look” at visiting demilitarized zone or the DMZ, he said this last week after getting invited to tour the United States Army installation Camp Humphreys which is located in the South Korean capital, south of Seoul.