The US cautioned against “gaming muscles” before the leader of North Korea

Alexander Sherin

The DPRK will respond in a mirror to any potential actions by the United States in the region, said the first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on defense Alexander Sherin. This opinion he expressed in an interview with “” on Monday, April 10.

“The U.S. is actually slightly underestimate the leader of North Korean Republic Kim Jong-Ins]. If they Flex their muscles or make something similar that was produced in Syria (we are talking about the missile strike on the Syrian airfield shirt — approx. “Of the”), I think, he will not hesitate,” — said the MP.

In his opinion, North Korea could carry out a volley “in the territory, where the interests of the United States” or its allies, that will be a “slap in the face” to Washington.

Earlier on Monday, news Agency “Yonhap” reported that the United States suddenly launched off the coast of South Korea strike group led by the nuclear aircraft carrier “Carl Vinson”. It was originally planned that he should go to the ports of Australia.

The Minister of national unification of South Korea Hong-Yon PHE later in the day expressed concern about the possibility of a U.S. preemptive strike on targets in the DPRK.

On April 9 the head of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Viktor Ozerov admitted that Washington could launch a missile attack on military targets in North Korea. The Senator stressed that the regional presence of the American ships, though, and in line with international standards will have a negative impact on building negotiation process with Pyongyang.