North Korea Ready For ‘Any Mode Of War’, Trump Threatens N.K. in Tweet

Trump If Needed U.S. Will Act Unilaterally On North KoreaNorth Korea has warned it will defend itself β€œby powerful force of arms” against the U.S. Navy, which has angered Pyongyang by deploying a strike group to the Korean Peninsula. North Korea’s foreign ministry on Monday railed against what it described as β€œreckless moves for invading,” saying the deployment of U.S. forces proves Pyongyang’s nuclear-weapons program is vital to the country. The USS Carl Vinson Strike Group, led by a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, was diverted from Singapore to the Pacific over the weekend in a move the U.S. Pacific Command says is meant to maintain readiness in the region amid escalating North Korean provocations. North Korea sees the deployment as preparations for an invasion, however. β€œWe will hold the U.S. wholly accountable for the catastrophic consequences to be entailed by its outrageous actions,” the foreign ministry said in a statement quoted by state-run news agency KCNA. The statement also said North Korean forces are β€œready to react to any mode of war desired by the U.S.”

Trump responded to North Korea this morning with a threat: