All eyes are on North Korea, as the country marks the 105th anniversary of the birth of its founder, Kim Il Sung, on Saturday. Known as the “Day of the Sun”, the Hermit Kingdom’s biggest national day has been marked in the past by efforts to carry out weapons tests.
In preparation for what could possibly be the reclusive nation’s sixth nuclear test, President Trump has warned that any aggression will be met with force by the United States. North Korean dictator, Kim Jong-un, has stated that his intercontinental ballistic missiles could reach the U.S. mainland and that thing are “getting very tense.”
Trump met with Chinese leader Xi Jingpin recently and asked him to intervene to stop the People’s Republic’s unpredictable neighbor. Trump also informed Xi that the U.S. is prepared to go it alone should U.S. interests be put in harms way by the rogue nation’s illicit nuclear and missile testing. President Trump wrote a warning tweet they would ‘solve the problem’ of North Korea with or without China’s help. He has also sent a “navy carrier group to near the Korean peninsula in a show of force aimed at deterring more tests”, according to Reuters.
Meanwhile it was reported on Wednesday that 600,000 residents in Pyongyang have reportedly been ordered to evacuate their homes immediately.
According to media reports from South Korea, citizens in the capital have been told they must leave straight away as dictator Kim Jong-un could be about to take military action.
“There is a possibility that North Korea already has a capability to deliver missiles with sarin as warheads,” Abe told a parliamentary session.