Kim says 'deranged' Trump shows need for nuclear programme

by Antonio Miles September 24, 2017, 0:23
Kim says 'deranged' Trump shows need for nuclear programme

On Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said there were "some indications" thatsanctions were beginning to cause fuel shortages in North Korea.

During his speech to the UN General Assembly, Trump said that Kim Jong-un is a "rocket man" who is on a suicide mission.

The council has told member countries to ban most activity overseas by North Korea's banks in response to its nuclear and missile tests.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday accused US President Donald Trump of exhibiting a "mentally deranged behavior" and threatened him with a harsh response, in a statement carried by the state news agency.

Even amid such sanctions and threats, Trump and his aides say they hope to resolve the stand-off over nuclear weapons without resorting to military action.

"I will surely and definitely tame the deranged USA dotard with fire", Kim said on Thursday, according to reports.

China's Ministry of Commerce said Saturday it would limit refined petroleum exports starting October 1 and ban the import of North Korean textiles immediately.

With Ri and his USA counterpart, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, both in NY, the UN General Assembly provides a rare chance for high-level, face-to-face dialogue between Pyongyang and Washington, as the two countries do not maintain formal diplomatic relations.

In a show of force Saturday, US Air Force bombers flew in worldwide airspace over waters east of North Korea.

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But meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Trump said "Why not?" when asked whether there could be a dialogue with North Korea.

He also saluted China's central bank for what he said was a move to stop its banks from trading with North Korea. Two missiles fired by North Korea in recent weeks flew over Japan. The restrictions announced Saturday do not apply to crude oil, which makes up the biggest share of energy exports to the North.

It is unusual for the North Korean leader to issue such a statement in his own name. But she never existed, Mexican navy officials now say.

North Korea's foreign minister likened Trump to a "barking dog" in response.

The words between the USA and North Korea this week have been blunt, provocative and personal.

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Trump also praised China for what he called an instruction to its banks to cut off business with North Korea.

To comply with a UN Security Council resolution calling for sanctions over North Korea's nuclear activity, China said Friday that it will limit its exports of refined petroleum products to Pyongyang as well as ban imports of the North's textiles. The official added it would be a "game-changer" if it actually happened. His not-so-veiled threat was in response to Trump's United Nations speech on Sep.


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