Hours after North Korea threatened the United States with increased military action in the region, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to say that the country was “looking for trouble.”
On Tuesday night, North Korea warned the United States that they would deploy their nuclear arsenal if they suspected the United States was set for a pre-emptive military strike.
“Our revolutionary strong army is keenly watching every move by enemy elements with our nuclear sight focused on the U.S. invasionary bases not only in South Korea and the Pacific operation theater but also in the U.S. mainland,” North Korean’s state run newspaper reported.
In his Wednesday morning message, Trump also called on the Chinese government to help the United States delegitimize North Korea.
“I explained to the President of China that a trade deal with the U.S. will be far better for them if they solve the North Korean problem!” Trump wrote.
“North Korea is looking for trouble. If China decides to help, that would be great. If not, we will solve the problem without them! U.S.A.”