By: Agence France-Presse
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday praised North Korea’s chief for backing off on plans to fireplace missiles towards the US Pacific territory of Guam.
“Kim Jong-Un of North Korea made a very wise and well reasoned decision. The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!” Trump wrote on Twitter.
Trump shocked the world final week by warning North Korea it confronted “fire and fury” if it continued to threaten the US or its allies with its ballistic missile program. His impromptu feedback whereas on trip in New Jersey had been interpreted as elevating the prospect of a US nuclear assault towards North Korea.
The unpredictable and remoted North Korean chief on Tuesday had been briefed by his missile forces on a “plan for an enveloping fire at Guam,” in accordance to the North’s official KCNA information company.
But afterward, in accordance to KCNA, he determined to postpone the operation to “watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees” and never to go forward except the US commits extra “reckless actions.”
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson mentioned after Kim postponed the menace that Washington stays prepared for talks.
But he added that might be up to Kim when such negotiations would start.