North Korea denounces Trump's Asia tour as a 'warmonger's visit'

Trump with children in China

Trump with children in China

The four-day joint naval exercises by the US and South Korea, which began Saturday in waters off the South's eastern coast, were described by military officials as a clear warning to North Korea.

While months-long winter drills are routine for the North, authorities in the South said they were on high alert for any possible changes. "But our military is keeping a full readiness posture against the possibility of North Korea's provocations", a South Korean official was quoted as saying by the Yonhap news agency.

"Currently, the North Korean troops are conducting ordinary field exercises".

North Korea's military is beginning winter drills.

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In a response to North Korea calling Trump's speech in South Korea "reckless remarks by an old lunatic", Trump tweeted from Hanoi on Sunday morning: "Why would Kim Jong-un insult me by calling me 'old, ' when I would NEVER call him 'short and fat?'"

Lieutenant General Jan-Marc Jouas, the former Deputy Commander of United States forces in Korea, said the USA would not even be able to build-up their forces before a war took place, in a chilling letter to the Democrats, seen by Newsweek. And do not try us. The regime has interpreted America's past restraint as weakness.

"Trump has flown to South Korea as he seeks to strengthen military threats against us and has an intention to light the fuse for a nuclear war", North Korean newspaper Rodong Sinmum said.

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Asked at news conference with Vietnam's president later Sunday if he could become friends with the North Korean leader, Trump replied it "might be a odd thing to happen but it's certainly a possibility".

"Might be a unusual thing to happen but it's certainly a possibility", Trump said during a press conference with Vietnam's president, adding that it would be "very, every nice if it did".

The former top commander wrote: "The 28,500 US Armed Forces personnel in South Korea are vastly outnumbered by North Korean forces, as well as [South Korean] forces that will conduct the overwhelming majority of the fighting".

Trump sent out the tweet after he attended the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam.

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