If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man (North Korean leader Kim Jong-un), they won’t be around much longer!” Trump tweeted ,which was conceived by Pyangyong as a declaration of war by the U.S.
After Trump posted the tweet Saturday, Yong Ho told reporters Monday that his nation now holds “the right to shoot down the United States strategic bombers even when they’re not yet inside the airspace border of our country.”
As tensions grow between the longtime rival countries, with Trump staying mum when it comes to clarifying his stance on the declaration of war with the North, the White House scrambled to fix the situation.“We’ve not declared war on North Korea, and frankly, the suggestion of that is absurd,” said White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in a press briefing, Boston Herald reported.
When the company was further questioned on why such exceptions were being made, Twitter stated it would soon be updating its public policy to better reflect the criteria used to judge the content, Business Insider reported.
Sung-Yoon Lee, a Korea expert at The Fletcher School at Tufts University, said that North Korea’s latest threat to shoot down U.S. aircraft over international waters was nothing more than “fake illusory bait and switch.”
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