Meanwhile, a researcher at the Institute for American Studies at the North Korean Foreign Ministry warned that the joint exercise, as well as a flight by two USA bombers over South Korea on Tuesday, has compelled the North to "take military counteraction".
Even though Republicans favor acting now with a preemptive strike against North Korea, a small plurality want the U.S.to at least attempt to negotiate - about 50 percent compared with 46 percent against.
Six US planes - including a "nuclear sniffer" and two Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers - took part in the military exercise on Tuesday night.
Not all the criticism for the situation is being layed on President Trump, though, as seventy-five percent of Americans also say that comments from the North Korea leader have been detrimental.
The nuclear-powered submarine MI arrived at the South Korean port of Busan on Friday.
Of all voters, 65 percent say the USA should negotiate with North Korea diplomatically, while 29 percent say it's a waste of time.
President Donald Trump has engaged in an increasingly escalating war of words with North Korean strongman Kim Jong-Un, trading insults amid rising tensions between the two nuclear-armed rivals.Читайте также: Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Shares Sold by Bowling Portfolio Management LLC
It is unlikely to have any effect on next week's planned major joint-navy drill between Sourth Korea and the U.S.
The U.S. -South Korea drill involves the aircraft carrier, the USS Ronald Reagan, slated to begin Monday in the waters east and west of South Korea.
The maneuvers are meant to reinforce the "communications, interoperability and cooperation" between the two armies in the face of North Korea's weapons development.
North Korea has launched two missiles over Japan and conducted its sixth nuclear test in recent weeks as it advances quickly toward its goal of developing a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the USA mainland.
Today's fresh threat was published in North Korean state media, according to CNN's Will Ripley who shared the statement on Twitter.
But he stipulated there is "great concern" for the citizens of Guam, which features a significant number of US military installations. "Let's hope that diplomacy works", the chief of staff said.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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