N. Korea has right to shoot down US warplanes even outside our airspace: FM Ri
PYONGYANG – The North Korean overseas minister says Pyongyang has each proper to take countermeasures in opposition to US aggression, together with taking pictures down warplanes, even when they don’t seem to be in North Korean airspace.
Talking to reporters in New York on Monday, North Korean International Minister Ri Yong Ho mentioned that US President Donald Trump has successfully declared warfare on Pyongyang, which means all choices had been on the desk for his nation’s management.
“The entire world ought to clearly keep in mind it was the U.S. who first declared warfare on our nation,” the worldwide media quoted him as saying.
“Since america declared warfare on our nation, we can have each proper to make countermeasures, together with the precise to shoot down United States strategic bombers even when they don’t seem to be contained in the airspace border of our nation.”
Earlier, an open letter from North Korea to a number of worldwide parliaments mentioned that President Trump’s remarks in his UN Common Meeting speech final week amounted to an “insupportable insult to the Korean individuals, a declaration of warfare in opposition to North Korea and grave threats to the worldwide peace,” the Korean Central Information Company (KCNA) mentioned in a report.
Talking earlier than the UN Common Meeting final week, Trump mentioned that whereas the “United States has nice energy and endurance,” it might have “no selection however to completely destroy North Korea” if the US or its allies are threatened.