The American group led by the aircraft carriers, heading towards the Western Pacific to the Korean Peninsula, confirmed the official representative of the United States in the field of defense. The movement of the percussion group "Vinson" caused by the recent North Korean provocations, the official said.
Admiral Harry Harris, the commander of the Pacific command of the United States, sent shock group, "Carl Vinson" to the North in the Western Pacific ocean after leaving Singapore on Saturday, announced Pacific command. Often carriers are in this area, and the United States have regularly placed in the region of military assets such as aircraft, as a show of force. In fact, "Vinson" was in South Korea last month for military exercises.
On 5 April North Korea launched in the sea off the Korean Peninsula missile, later named the rocket of distant radius of action "Scud". Was conflicting information about how far it flew. The regime also recently tested several rocket engines, it works on improving its ballistic missile technology.
In September, North Korea said it has successfully tested a nuclear warhead. Pyongyang claims that is preparing a nuclear weapon to protect itself from what it called US aggression. News of the strike force occurred immediately after the summit between US President trump and Chinese President XI Jinping, where North Korea was one of the main items on the agenda.
Earlier this year, China urged North Korea and the United States to ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula - North Korea suspending its program of building nuclear weapons and the United States, stopping military exercises with South Korea that scare Pyongyang. A few days before the summit, trump warned that the U.S. is ready to act unilaterally to stop the nuclear program of North Korea, if China wants to use its leverage on Pyongyang.
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