Pyongyang has threatened Canberra nuclear strike in case of following of the Australian authorities ‘ political course of the United States against the DPRK. On Saturday, April 22, according to ABC, citing a representative of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of North Korea.
“The Australian government is blindly and zealously adheres to the line of the United States. If Australia will continue to persist in pursuing the United States to isolate and suppress North Korea, it will be a suicidal act of getting into the area of a nuclear strike of the strategic forces of North Korea”, — said the interlocutor of the channel.
His statement was a response to the words of the head of the Australian foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, in a recent interview called the nuclear program of the DPRK “a serious threat” to Australia. She also did not exclude the possibility impact on their state.
According to TASS, after the article Bishop in conversation with reporters, repeated his statement that North Korea threatens the security of Australia and the entire Asia-Pacific region. She stressed that North Korea “poses a huge threat for neighbors, and if not contained, and for the wider region, including Australia”.
The situation on the Korean Peninsula remains one of the most tense international political topics. Washington has said it is ready to launch a preemptive strike on North Korean military targets if Pyongyang decides for another nuclear test. The DPRK responded by saying that in this case, will carry out a pre-emptive attack. Later sources reported that the US does not intend to use military force, and will focus on providing diplomatic and sanctions pressure.