North Korea Official Says Trump's UN Speech Sounded Like 'a Dog Barking'

Lucy Bush
September 24, 2017

Kim responded in a statement, calling Trump a "mentally deranged US dotard" and said "a frightened dog barks louder".

The executive order Trump inked just ahead of the lunch enhances Treasury Department authorities to target individuals who provide goods, services or technology to North Korea, Trump said.

North Korea has one nuclear test site - Punggye-ri. Indeed, there are suggestions aides were warning Trump not to single out Kim during his UN speech, and that the comments on destroying the nation were not in the draft version of the speech.

The UN Security Council had approved new rounds of sanctions earlier this month aimed of starving North Korea of fuel and income, which were in response to Pyongyang's much-condemned sixth nuclear test on 3 September.

KCNA also published rare criticism of official Chinese media, saying comments on North Korea's nuclear program had damaged ties and suggested Beijing, its neighbor and only major ally, had sided with Washington.

Trump said the United States would "totally destroy" North Korea if it threatened the United States or its allies.

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"I was able to reaffirm that Japan and the US are 100% on the same page", Abe told reporters after the meeting, which lasted about an hour.

Seoul's Unification Ministry, which is responsible for North-South relations, said it was the first time a North Korean leader had addressed the world with such a direct statement.

They call themselves a "collective of geeks", aiming to inform the public about the joys of science and engineering - and occasionally on the side, about North Korea's nuclear threats.

This was stated by the foreign Minister of North Korea Ri Yong-Ho. This came with an admission, however, that "I don't really know since it is what Kim Jong Un does".

"Foreign financial institutions are now on notice that going forward they can choose to do business with the United States or with North Korea, but not both".

China, the North's main trading partner, has also announced it will limit oil supplies to the reclusive state starting on 1 October.

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"This event occurred in the area of the previous North Korean nuclear tests", the USGS said.

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho, who had earlier compared Mr Trump's speech to "the sound of a barking dog", has warned that Pyongyang could test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean in response to the U.S. president's threat.

"North Korea's reckless pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles threatens the entire world with unthinkable loss of human life ... no nation on Earth has an interest in seeing this band of criminals arm itself with a nuclear weapon and missiles", said Trump.

Trump called the leader a "madman" and said he "would be tested like never before" in an early-morning tweet.

"All of our endeavors are to prevent war from breaking out and maintain peace", Moon said in his speech.

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