South Korea and the US are ready to punish the DPRK

Monday, 17 April, 2017 - 14:54

Acting Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea, Hwang Gyo An, after talks with Vice-President Michael Pence, who arrived in Seoul, said that both countries are ready to take powerful punitive measures in response to provocations by North Korea. According to the Prime Minister, both sides agreed on the soonest deployment in South Korea of an elements of the US missile defense system THAAD.

In turn, US Vice President Michael Pence said that the US is ready for any action against North Korea, since "the US patience has come to an end."