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Monday, March 20, 2017

U.S. congressman calls for preparedness for pre-emptive strike on N. Korea

WASHINGTON, March 19 (Yonhap) -- The United States should be prepared for a pre-emptive strike on North Korea as the communist nation is getting closer to perfecting capabilities to deliver a nuclear missile to the U.S., a House lawmaker said Sunday.
Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) made the remark in an interview with Fox News, days after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that all options were on the table in dealing with the communist nation and the military option is one of them.
"The closer that the North Korean regime gets to being able to deliver a nuclear weapon, we're going to have to be in a position to take some type of pre-emptive strike. We hope that it doesn't come to that. But this is an unhinged regime. You have 20 million people, you know, living in extreme poverty," Nunes said.................... http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/national/2017/03/20/0301000000AEN20170320000400315.html

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