North Korea vows ‘overwhelming’ response to US-South Korea war games

SpaceWar.com reports: “The North Korean military said its response to US-South Korean war drills would be ‘resolute and overwhelming’, state media reported Monday.

The warning came after a spate of North Korean weapons tests last week — including an intercontinental ballistic missile — as the United States and South Korea conducted their biggest-ever air force exercise.

The United States and South Korea have warned that such missile launches could culminate in a nuclear test by North Korea.

The North Korean military, formally known as the Korean People’s Army (KPA), said it was responding to Vigilant Storm — the US-South Korean exercise — describing it as ‘an open provocation’, according to the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

Vigilant Storm was ‘aimed at intentionally escalating the tension in the region and a dangerous war drill of very high aggressive nature directly targeting’ North Korea, the KPA said…”

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