Back in January, then President-elect Trump promised that Russia, as well as the rest of the world (which presumably includes North Korea), will “respect” the U.S. far more once he’s sworn into office.
On Friday, Trump bizarrely scolded North Korea at a rally in Kentucky.
Reuters reported on Monday that according to a senior U.S. official in Washington, President Donald Trump’s administration is considering new sanctions against North Korea to counter the rogue nation’s growing nuclear and missile threat.
However, according to Choe Myong Nam, deputy ambassador at the North Korean mission to the United Nations in Geneva, his country isn’t afraid of Trump’s punk ass sanctions and will pursue “acceleration” of its military programs.
Choe confirmed that they are happily developing “pre-emptive first strike capability” as well as an inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM.
“I think this is stemming from the visit by the Secretary of State (Rex Tillerson) to Japan, South Korea and China…We of course are not afraid of any act like that,” Choe told Reuters.
“Even prohibition of the international transactions system, the global financial system, this kind of thing is part of their system that will not frighten us or make any difference.”
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Well, knowing how much more North Korea “respects” us with Trump in charge, should make us all sleep a little better at night.