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North Korea Warns That Nuclear War Could ‘Break Out Any Moment’

  • South Korea preparing on guard for possible missile launch
  • U.S.-South Korea holding joint naval drills this week
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North Korea warned that a nuclear war “may break out any moment” as the U.S. and South Korea began one of the largest joint naval drills off both the east and west coasts of the peninsula.

Kim In Ryong, North Korea’s deputy ambassador to the United Nations, said on Monday that his nation had become a “full-fledged nuclear power which possesses the delivery means of various ranges” and warned that “the entire U.S. mainland is within our firing range.” He also called North Korea “a responsible nuclear state.”