US : North Korea will be destroyed if it continues to act recklessly – US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, recalls that President Donald Trump’s statement about “fire and anger” against North Korea’s nuclear program is not an empty threat.
Haley said on September 17, 2017, that if the United States finally issued a diplomatic option to the North, the US military would escort the option, adding that US Defense Secretary James Mattis had drafted an option to destroy the north korea.
Followed by Haley, “The United States wants to take responsibility and undergo all the diplomatic options to get the attention of North Korea first, but if the option does not work, General Mattis will take care of it,” the statement said. Bash on “State of the Union, quoted from CNN.
The UN Security Council earlier sanctioned a sixth nuclear weapons test by North Korea. Trump mentioned that the sanctions are a very small step and the United States has run out of options that can be applied to the UN security council.
Separately secretary of state, Rex Tillerson reiterated the point, said, “If diplomatic efforts go awry, then the military option is the only one left”, he said in an interview on CBS “Face the Nation”.
But Tillerson underscored that the United States is avoiding that possibility, the peaceful option remains to be put forward, and called on China and Russia to act decisively.
Tweeted Trump on September 17, 2017 morning said that he had spoken with South Korean President Moon Jae In, and in the tweet Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as “Rocket Man”
Related to Trump’s statement about Kim Jong Un’s nickname as “Rocket Man”, national security adviser, H.R. McMaster was asked what was meant by “Rocket Man” at the ABC show “This Week”, explained that the Rocket and Missile are from North Korea. McMaster said that the United States demanded that North Korea surrender its nuclear weapons and that all options remain on the table.