Lloyd Austin talks about destabilizing the region and promises action in the event of an escalation of Pyongyang’s nuclear war
Any nuclear action by North Korea against the United States or other countries “will lead to the end of the Kim Jong-un regime.” This assurance was given by US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, who spoke after a meeting with his South Korean counterpart.
“Any nuclear attack against the United States or its allies and partners, including the use of non-strategic nuclear weapons, is unacceptable and will bring about the end of the Kim regime,” he said in statements also cited in the statement. . communiquéand which appear a few hours after new tests intercontinental ballistic missiles from Pyongyang.
Lloyd Austin’s terms are consistent with the rhetoric used in National Defense Strategysubmitted by the Pentagon last week.
- The US Secretary of Defense and the South Korean Defense Secretary expressed concern over the latest launches after North Korea launched a series of tests, some of which compromised Japan on the lookout.
Lloyd Austin believes that the increase in tension “destabilizes the region” and calls on Pyongyang to “stop this type of activity and start a serious dialogue.” Despite the warning tone, the official said that Washington has no plans to change its position in the region.
On Wednesday, North Korea fired 23 missiles, a daily record that has Tokyo and Seoul wary of a real attack.
In response to the behavior of the Kim Jong-un regime, the United States and South Korea announced the extension of an exercise involving the air forces of both countries, which involved about 240 US fighters.