State media in #NorthKorea have broadcast footage from a military parade, which showcased banned intercontinental ballistic missiles. Kim Jong-un, made a speech at the parade, vowing to ramp up the country's nuclear arsenal. The military parade was held to mark the 90th anniversary of the founding of the North Korean army. It offered a glimpse into Kim's ambitions for his weapons program.
North Korea said on Friday its latest missile launch was a warning to South Korean "warmongers" to stop importing weapons and conducting joint military drills.
After briefing the UN Security Council on North Korea, U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said they unified in being optimistic about possible talks between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that both the United States President Donald Trump and North Korea supreme leader Kim Jong-un - needed to 'calm down' in order to resolve the worsening crisis
The United States brands Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro a "dictator" on a par with Syria's Bashar al-Assad or North Korea's Kim Jong-un, and imposes sanctions on him.