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North Korean Foreign Minister Threatens to Shoot Down US Bombers

Ri Yong-ho also claimed that President Trump has declared war on the DPRK.

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho told reporters on Monday that the United States has declared war on his country, and threatened to shoot down U.S. bombers, even if they were in international air space.

The foreign minister said that President Trump’s words against North Korean leader Kim Jong-un amounted to a declaration of war.

“Last weekend, Trump claimed that our leadership wouldn’t be around much longer and at last, he declared a war on our country,” Ri said. “This is clearly a declaration of war.”

Ri told reporters that Pyongyang would take steps to protect its nation: “Since the United States declared war on our country, we will have every right to make countermeasures, including the right to shoot down the United States strategic bombers, even when they’re not yet inside the airspace border of our country.”