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By Steve Herman April 14, 2017

North Korea’s military on Friday directly responded to U.S. President Donald Trump’s renewed threats to take “care of” Pyongyang’s nuclear threat amid expectations of a new nuclear test that could come at any time.

“Our toughest counteraction against the United States and its vassal forces will be taken in such a merciless manner as not to allow the aggressors to survive,” according to an unnamed spokesman for the General Staff of the Korean People’s Army.

“Under the prevailing grave situation, the United States has to come to its senses and make a proper option for the solution of the problem,” continued the statement, which was initially carried by the country’s official Korean Central News Agency and later broadcast by Pyongyang’s central radio station.

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