Strike group naval forces (Navy) of the United States will go to the Western Pacific in the Korean Peninsula. On Saturday, April 8, Reuters reported, citing a military source.
According to him, the group of ships led by the nuclear aircraft carrier Carl Vinson will be travelling to the region from Singapore.
Such measures, as noted, have been taken in connection with the U.S. building up the DPRK’s military capabilities. “We believe that the increased presence,” the source added.
In the Pacific command of the Armed forces of the United States (USPACOM) have confirmed this information. Representative Dave Benham said TASS that the strike group will depart the Korean Peninsula after leaving Singapore on 8 April.
Earlier on Saturday, NBC reported that the national security Council under the President of the United States presented the Donald Trump scenario of countering nuclear program of North Korea. According to TV channel, among other things, developed the physical elimination of the leader of DPRK Kim Jong-UN, as well as the deployment of nuclear bombs under the city of Seoul.
On 5 April it became known that North Korea launched in the sea of Japan “unidentified missile” from the area of the port city of Shinpo on the East coast of the country. She flew about 60 kilometers. USPACOM has classified the object as a medium-range missile KN-15.
In early March, North Korea launched several missiles to practice strikes on us bases in Japan. The test coincided with the holding of joint military exercises in South Korea and the United States.
Subsequently, trump said that “North Korea is very bad behaviour”. U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson has not ruled out military action from Washington to Pyongyang in case of a threat to South Korea and American troops stationed there.
Starting in 2016, North Korea has launched more than 20 ballistic missiles and conducted two nuclear tests, which violate the resolutions of the UN security Council.