The expectation of a sixth nuclear test or another missile launches from the DPRK in honor of the 85th anniversary of the founding of the Korean people’s army provoked unprecedented tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
Earlier, North Korea conducted a launch of a ballistic missile, in response to which the United States dispatched to the area of the Korean Peninsula strike group led by the nuclear aircraft carrier “Carl Vinson”. Then the President of the United States Donald trump said he was ready to apply all forces and means to influence Pyongyang.
On the eve of the region began joint exercises with the Navy of the United States, which also involved the destroyers of the Maritime self-defense forces of Japan”, Samidare” and “Ashigara”. At the end of the current week is expected to hold the same maneuvers with the South Korean military, said RIA Novosti.