The representative of the North Korean government in an interview promised that its nuclear test "will not stop" as long as the US continues what is called an "act of aggression".
Speaking Wednesday Seok Choi Woon is not confirmed, when will the long-awaited sixth nuclear test of the country, but said that it will not affect external events. "The nuclear test is an important part of our ongoing efforts to strengthen our nuclear forces," he said. "While America continues its acts of aggression, we will never stop nuclear and missile tests".
More calm tone came in contrast with the tough rhetoric of the US President Donald trump against North Korea at the beginning of this week.
Another nuclear test could further inflame the already tense situation on the Korean Peninsula, while the administration of the tramp moves to the region a large number of military equipment. Currently, the aircraft carrier Vinson is located on the Peninsula, and a submarine with nuclear engine Michigan arrived in the South Korean port on Tuesday. And anti-missile system THAAD is designed to mitigate the threat of missiles from North Korea, will be deployed "in the coming days," - said the chief American commander in the Pacific.
But despite the drama of doctrine, and the deployment of military assets, analysts said a direct conflict between North Korea and the US and its regional allies is unlikely. Trump has repeatedly urged China, the only real ally of North Korea's main economic benefactor, to do more, to put his neighbor in the place.
A joint statement issued after the briefing said that the United States focused their attention on stability and the peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
"We remain committed to negotiations to achieve this goal, however, we remain ready to defend itself and its allies," reads the statement of the Secretary of state Rex Tillerson, the Minister of defence James Mattis and the Director of National intelligence Dan Cote.
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