World on brink of nuclear war as Kim Jong-un refuses to give in to Donald Trump’s missile demands

By Chris Hughes

North Korea has refused to give in to Donald Trump’s demands (Photo: rodong.rep.kp)

North Korea warned it would not cave in to Donald Trump ’s demands over missile tests, ­sparking fears that a devastating war with the US was only a matter of time.

As the American president’s warships headed to the region amid claims he was set to launch a pre-emptive strike, capital Pyongyang threatened to blitz American targets with nuclear attacks.

North Korea ’s only ally China pleaded with the two sides to pull back from the brink of war and even US rival Russia appealed for calm as the world slid dangerously towards a conflict that would have catastrophic effects.

But dictator Kim Jong-un threatened to “ravage” US attackers and warned that their ­military bases and “the ­headquarters of evil” in South Korea would be “pulverised within a few minutes”.

A statement from North Korea said: “Our toughest counteraction against the US and its vassal forces will be taken in such a merciless manner as not to allow the aggressors to survive.”

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Source: News Now/ Mirror Online

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.