– The Director of the CIA Mike Pompeo warned that developments in the field of nuclear weapons of North Korea are under, close to to launch a nuclear strike on the United States, reported CBS.
“Now it (North Korea – if) opportunities are quite close to it, political perspective, we should behave as if she is on the threshold of achieving these opportunities,” said Pompeo, speaking at the National endowment for democracy. According to him, already, “should reflect on the last step”.
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However, the head of the American intelligence Agency did not mention the timing of readiness of Pyongyang to the attack on the United States and its allies. He noted that the United States continue to gather intelligence about the nuclear program of North Korea, but they are “far from perfect”. Pompeo said, “when we are talking about months, irrelevant of how high the level of understanding of specific details.”
However, he added that the nuclear capabilities of the DPRK are much better than five years ago and are still perfect after five months.
The day before North Korea declared readiness to strike at the ships of the U.S. Navy and South Korea participating in joint naval exercises in the Japan and Yellow seas. “The United States themselves have brought to us the goals that we have outlined for destruction in the first place. Let US expect that it will be dealt an unimaginable blow at the unimaginable time,” – said in a statement released by the Central Telegraph Agency of Korea (KCNA).
As reported, in the exercise held in the area of the Korean Peninsula, practiced the action for a possible strike on North Korea. Participate in nuclear aircraft carrier, destroyers of the “Arleigh Burke”, the South Korean harbours two nuclear submarines the us Navy.
North Korea threatened that “ready for the strongest retaliatory action that will blow them to smithereens”.