Trump on North Korea crisis: I'd never call Kim 'short and fat'

Trump on North Korea crisis: I'd never call Kim 'short and fat'

Tensions between North Korea and the USA have escalated in recent months following the rogue state's sixth nuclear bomb test on September 3, which earned more sanctions and condemnations from the UN.

But Trump's remarks Sunday suggesting the two world leaders could become friends was a first for the president, and possibly any USA leader since beginning of the Korean War in 1950.

"A lot of times, Donald Trump goes way over the line with his tweets, but this time - that was pretty damn amusing", said Che.

It comes days after Trump left Seoul, where he offered a lengthy, detailed critique of North Korea's human rights abuses and nuclear ambitions.

But in its retort yesterday, North Korea said Mr Trump's warnings "can never frighten us or put a stop to our advance", but rather "pushes us to speed up the efforts to accomplish the great cause of completing the state nuclear force".

However, the insults also fit into a long tradition of insulting American leaders.

Why would Kim Jong-un insult me by calling me "old", when I would NEVER call him "short and fat?"

For Rahul, GST still a poll weapon
Reminding the public of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election promise of providing two crore jobs annually, Mr. In the recent past, Gandhi had conducted such campaign tours in Saurashtra, central Gujarat and south Gujarat.

Visiting Asia, the president has tried to bring the world together in pressurising North Korea's nuclear weapons programme, something that's proving somewhat of a tough task.

North Korean state media said this week that "no-one can predict when the lunatic old man of the White House, lost to sense, will start a nuclear war", referring to Trump's aggressive rhetoric toward Kim Jong Un.

He didn't elaborate on what "the last" might be, but North Korea has launched ballistic missiles that have the potential to strike the US mainland, and it recently conducted its largest-ever underground nuclear explosion.

The four-day joint naval exercises by the USA and South Korea, which began Saturday in waters off the South's eastern coast, were described by military officials as a clear warning to North Korea. However, though his speech to South Korea's National Assembly was deeply critical of North Korea, it was less bombastic and more measured than his previous statements.

Trump on Friday shared a vision of economic nationalism in Da Nang during a speech at the APEC summit, encouraging Asian nations to embrace patriotism. Trump, however, is a famously impulsive tweeter.

Also to be mobilized are 11 U.S. Aegis ships and seven South Korean warships.

Related Articles

  • Cowboys laugh off rumored Jerry Jones ousting attempt

    The NFL expects that a contract extension for Commissioner Roger Goodell will be "done shortly", a league source says. Then, his star RB Ezekiel Elliott was suspended once again, missing Sunday's game that resulted in a loss.
    Man in Custody After Stabbing at Mall of America

    Man in Custody After Stabbing at Mall of America

    The first victim was stabbed after he returned to the dressing room and confronted a man attempting to steal his belongings. But he caught Abdirahaman in the act, and the would-be thief pulled a knife and stabbed him, authorities said .
    Iran rejects Macron's call for talks on missiles

    Iran rejects Macron's call for talks on missiles

    During his visit to Dubai on Thursday, he referred to a missile which was sacked from Yemen and intercepted by Saudi Arabia earlier this month.
  • Missouri launches investigation into Google's handling of consumer data

    The company operates "in a highly competitive and dynamic environment", Patrick Lenihan said in an emailed statement. We've reached out to Google with a request for comment and will update when we hear back.
    Eminem Drops Surprise Single Featuring Beyoncé

    Eminem Drops Surprise Single Featuring Beyoncé

    It's been four long years since Eminem last released an album so everyone hip hop fans attention is laser focused on him. Having teased its imminent arrival, Eminem has now officially released the first single from his upcoming album .
    Iraq Launches Offensive to Recapture Last Town under ISIS Control

    Iraq Launches Offensive to Recapture Last Town under ISIS Control

    Al-Baghdadi's whereabouts and the question of whether he is dead or alive have been a continuing source of mystery and confusion. Syria's army declared victory over the militants on Thursday, after seizing the last substantial town on the border with Iraq.
  • Watch the First Three Missions of the Battlefront 2 Campaign

    We have recently posted the first 30 minutes of the Star Wars Battlefront II campaign on our YouTube channel for you to check out. The six heroes won't be unlocked immediately, despite the fact five them were playable in the first game.
    You can now download Google's Files Go app from the Play Store

    You can now download Google's Files Go app from the Play Store

    But it's very clean in terms of design, there are no ads to spoil the experience and it's just a very nice free file manager. Google today decided to launch its new Files Go Android app into public beta to reach a wider group of testers.
    Crystal Palace Not Interested In Jack Wilshere - Roy Hodgson

    Crystal Palace Not Interested In Jack Wilshere - Roy Hodgson

    I've got to take it on board, try and get into the Arsenal first team and then, hopefully, I'll be selected. Meanwhile, Harry Kane has already been passed as fit to play for Spurs in the derby.
  • Taylor Swift to play US Bank Stadium on Sept 1

    Taylor Swift to play US Bank Stadium on Sept 1

    Tickets go on sale just in time for Christmas on December 13, 2017, at taylorswift.com. The Reputation Stadium Tour will play stadiums across the country in 2018.
    Redskins receiver Jamison Crowder returning from injury against Vikings

    Redskins receiver Jamison Crowder returning from injury against Vikings

    Kai Forbath, though, kicked a 53-yard field goal with 7:45 left in the game to give the Vikings a safe 38-27 lead. A 5-9, 175-pound graduate of Duke University, Crowder starred in football and basketball at Monroe High.
    Injustice 2 Fighter Pack 3 revealed - TMNT join the fight

    Injustice 2 Fighter Pack 3 revealed - TMNT join the fight

    Given how the guest characters have always been last to come for each pack, it's safe to say that's what'll happen here as well. You read that right! It's not quite clear how the gameplay for the Ninja Turtles will work for the fighting game.