Facts About North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Un

Frederick Owens
August 13, 2017

Things are quickly heating up between the USA and North Korea, and there are no signs it will slow down after the Pentagon said Friday the military stands ready to "fight tonight", if necessary. The world's first atomic bomb, used on 6 August 1945, killed 140,000 people in Hiroshima, with the bombing of Nagasaki killing 70,000 more just three days later.

He added: "We can not play fast and loose with nuclear weapons and nuclear threats because do you know what - a nuclear explosion doesn't stop at national borders, it doesn't stop at the vicinity where the bomb drops". "Our government must press for measured responses to bring the temperature down".

It also said that the two "reiterated their mutual commitment to denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula".

Mr Corbyn said, while the United Kingdom should play a role with other nuclear-armed countries to mediate the impasse between the countries, the Government not to offer "blind loyalty" to the Trump administration.

He said: "Our government must not drag our country into any military action over the Korea crisis, including joint exercises".

According to The Washington Post, Mattis told a pool of reporters Wednesday that "of course there's a military option" in place to address North Korea, but "we want to use diplomacy".

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The warning came after President Trump said the United States would respond with "fire and fury" to any threat from North Korea.

Mr Trump has threatened to rain "fire and fury" on the reclusive state after Pyongyang said it was "carefully examining" a plan to strike Guam with missiles.

On Thursday, Kim Jong-un threatened to strike waters around the U.S. base in Guam.

President Trump over the past week has intensified his rhetoric against North Korea.

North Korea responded to Trump's rhetoric by threatening to attack the American Pacific island territory of Guam.

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