Donald Trump warns North Korea of 'overwhelming' options

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to achieve the "final goal" of "equilibrium of force" with the United States, to make Washington "dare not talk about" military action against the country.

North Korea fired an intermediate range ballistic missile over Japan on Friday, marking the second highly provocative missile launch in less than a month.

The ambassador also blasted the U.S. for escalating confrontation with North Korea and for its obsession with reversing Pyongyang's "development of nuclear force, which has already reached the completion phase", according to RIA Novosti.

The U.S. leader will host a lunch with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korea's Moon Jae-in on Thursday on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, Trump's National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster told a White House briefing.

Experts have long questioned if the US could indeed attack North Korea, given its ability to cause massive casualties south of the border. We need a different approach: North Korea should be presented with opportunities for cooperation; the country should be drawn into various organizations to become bound by a mesh of worldwide obligations.

Kim had told his top officials that the goal of Pyongyang's efforts "is to establish the equilibrium of real force with the USA and make the U.S. rulers dare not talk about military option", according to the nation's state media.

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"For those. who have been commenting on a lack of a military option, there is a military option", he said, adding that it would not be the Trump administration's preferred choice.

"Sanctions are indeed ineffective, especially in the case of North Korea, because the country is self-sufficient".

Trump's own account of the conversation, which kicked off an unbridled salvo of early morning tweets, struck a less diplomatic tone.

"At that point, you know, there's not a whole lot the Security Council is going to be able to do", Ambassador Nikki Haley said, claiming global sanctions already have cut off 90 percent of North Korea's trade and 30 percent of its oil.

"I don't think that he'll stray too much outside of the boundaries of that", Collins said. The North accuses the United States, which has 28,500 troops in South Korea, of planning to invade and regularly threatens to destroy it and its Asian allies.

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