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National Security Adviser H.R. McMastersaid Saturday that the chances of war between North Korea and the United States are "increasing every day". A Honolulu-based newspaper said a missile launched in North Korea could reach Hawaii within 20 minutes.

"More than 230 fighters from the US air force bases in Japan and South Korea including its latest stealth fighters F-22 Raptor and F-35, the USA major strategic assets as well as some 12,000 US troops are to participate in the said drill", said the spokesman.

After the missile was tested, Trump tweeted Wednesday that "additional major sanctions will be imposed on North Korea".

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has accused late Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump of "begging for nuclear war" by staging "extremely dangerous" military drills on the Korean Peninsula and simulating real-scenario-attacks upon DPRK.

The missile is said to have flown almost 2,800 miles high and for a distance of more than 600 miles.

About 28,500 US troops are stationed in South Korea to deter potential aggression from the North.




Graham expressed confidence in the Trump administration's ability to manage the growing conflict with North Korea.

North Korean monitoring group 38 North said the tremors could be an indication of "Tired Mountain Syndrome" - a condition where rock becomes increasingly permeable following a below-ground nuclear blast. "We're in a race to be able to solve this problem".

It is likely the ballistic missile, fired higher than any previous North Korean missile, broke up as it re-entered Earth's atmosphere, the official said.

China, North Korea's ally, has in the past sought to block any discussion on human rights in North Korea, arguing that the Human Rights Council in Geneva was the forum for those concerns, and not the Security Council.

The ICBM Hwasong-15 type weaponry system used in Wednesday's test is an intercontinental ballistic rocket tipped with super-large heavy warhead capable of striking the whole mainland of the United States, the North said.

"I would need to see a bit more differences to fully believe they made this themselves", Dave Schmerler, a research associate at the James Martin Centre for Nonproliferation Studies, said of the launch transport vehicle.

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