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The President of the United States Donald trump during a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe confirmed the readiness to apply against the DPRK’s nuclear weapons. About it reports Reuters with reference to the press service of the White house.
It is noted that the political leaders held the day before the test by Pyongyang of a nuclear bomb. Trump confirmed that Washington will defend itself and its allies, “using the full range of diplomatic, conventional and nuclear capabilities.”
3 Sep Pentagon chief James Mattis said that the U.S. armed forces are ready to give “effective and overwhelming military response” in the event of a threat to American territories or allies of Washington from North Korea. He explained that the President was offered several power options for resolving the crisis on the Korean Peninsula, but said that America is not committed to the complete destruction of North Korea.
North Korea announced the successful test of a hydrogen bomb on the morning of 3 September. The DPRK stated that we are talking about the payload that can be used to equip Intercontinental ballistic missiles. South Korean military estimated the explosive power of 100 kilotons.