China warns World War 3 is INEVITABLE as North Korea prepares latest nuclear test
Concerns have been growing that North Korea could soon conduct a sixth nuclear test or more missile launches in defiance of U.N. sanctions and stark warnings from the United States that its policy of ‘strategic patience’ was over.
Specualtion has been growing that Donald Trump, who has now ordered missile attacks in Syria and Afghanistan, was preparing for a pre-emptive strike on the rogue state before the weekend.
American bombers have been placed in Guam ready to strike if the call comes.
China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday the situation on the Korean peninsula was heading down “an irreversible route” unless there was a drastic change of diplomacy.
Wang was speaking at a joint media briefing with visiting French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault.
North Korea denounced the United States on Friday for bringing “huge nuclear strategic assets” to the Korean peninsula as a U.S. aircraft carrier group headed for the region amid concerns the North may conduct a sixth nuclear weapon test.
Tension has risen since the U.S. Navy fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airfield last week in response to a deadly gas attack, raising concerns about U.S. President Donald Trump’s plans for North Korea, which has conducted missile and nuclear tests in defiance of U.N. and bilateral sanctions.
The United States has warned that its policy of “strategic patience” is over. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence travels to South Korea on Sunday on a long-planned 10-day trip to Asia.
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