Seoul, South Korea – North Korea says that a nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula has become a question of when, not if, as it continued to attack a massive joint army exercise between the United States and South Korea with hundreds of advanced aircraft.
In comments attributed to an anonymous spokesperson from the Foreign Ministry, North Korea also claimed that senior US officials, including CIA director Mike Pompeo, confirmed the American intention of war. with a series of "bellicose comments".
Pompeo said on Saturday that US intelligence agencies believe that the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, does not have a good idea about how tenuous his situation is nationally and internationally. The spokesman for the North said that Pompeo provoked the country by "impudently criticizing our supreme leadership, which is the heart of our people."
"The large-scale nuclear war exercises carried out by the US In succession are creating tactile situations on the Korean peninsula and a series of violent commentaries on the war from the high-level politicians of the The United States in the midst of such circumstances has made the outbreak of war on the Korean peninsula an established fact.The remaining question now is: when will the war break out? Said the spokesman.
"We do not want a war , but we should not hide from it, and if EE. UU Misjudge our patience and light the fuse for a nuclear war, we will surely make the US. UU Pay dearly for the consequences with our powerful nuclear force, which we have strengthened. "
The comments were published by the Korea Central News Agency on Wednesday, hours after the United States blew up a supersonic bomber B-1B over Korea. South as part of a massive combined air exercise involving hundreds of fighter jets.  The Joint Chiefs of Staff of South Korea said the Guam-based terrorist simulated ground attacks at a military camp near the east coast of Korea South during a simulation with US and South Korean warplanes.
"Through the simulation, the South Korean and US air forces showed the allies' strong intention and ability to punish North Korea when they are threatened by nuclear weapons and missiles, "the South Korean military said in a statement.
The B-1B overpasses have become a show of It is increasingly familiar to North Korea, which after three tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles has clearly come close to building a nuclear arsenal that could point to US territory.
The five-day exercises that began Monday involve more than 200 aircraft, including six F-22 fighter jets and 18 F-35 fighter jets from the US. UU
North Korea hates such deployments of US military power at close range and usually uses strong language to condemn them as invasion trials. He has been particularly sensitive about the B-1B bombers, describing them as "strategic nuclear", although the planes were changed to conventional weaponry in the mid-1990s.
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