The United States does not have information about the large-scale training of the North Korean army to military action. This was at a hearing of the Senate Committee on the armed forces, said the Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff of the U.S. army Joseph Dunford, according to Reuters.
According to him, the Pentagon is considering the DPRK as the main threat in the world.
Although the political situation deteriorated after the sharp statements of the leaders of the US and the DPRK, no signs of force training Pyongyang to the war and the redeployment of the North Korean army is not fixed, said Dunford. He assured that the Pentagon is carefully watching what is happening in the North of the Korean Peninsula.
Answering the question about the DPRK’s nuclear programme, Dunford acknowledged that in the near future, Pyongyang will have an Intercontinental ballistic missile with a nuclear warhead.
Since 2006, North Korea has produced six nuclear weapons tests. Last September 3 of this year. Over the past two months she has conducted several ballistic missiles.
The UN Security Council on 11 September adopted a resolution on toughening of sanctions against North Korea by selecting the ban on exports of North Korean textiles as well as hard limits on supply the country of petroleum products, particularly crude oil and condensates.
On 19 September at the UN General Assembly, U.S. President Donald trump said that the US has the power and patience, but if you need to defend yourself, «there will be no choice but to completely destroy North Korea.»
DPRK leader Kim Jong-UN has called trump’s speech at the General Assembly session «schizophrenic seizure» and stated that «crazy American man will certainly tame the fire.» In response, trump called Kim Jong UN «crazy».
24 Sep Lee Yong-Ho during his speech at the UN General Assembly said that after trump insulted Kim Jong UN, a missile attack by the DPRK, the United States is inevitable.
He also described the harsh statements of Washington as a Declaration of war to his country.
On 25 September the speaker of the house Sarah Sanders stressed that the United States did not declare war on North Korea.
The Pentagon stated that it found no signs of forced training of the DPRK to the war 26.09.2017