18 Apr 2017

Tensions mount over North Korea

From Nine To Noon, 10:32 am on 18 April 2017

A senior member of North Korea's government has warned that his country would react with a pre-emptive nuclear strike if it saw signs that the United States was preparing to launch an attack. Earlier, the US vice-president warned North Korea not to test America's resolve by continuing to pursue its nuclear programme after a failed ballistic missile at the weekend.