North Korea promises 'thousands-fold' revenge against US over sanctions

North Korea said today it will take "thousands-fold" revenge against the United States in response to new international sanctions over its nuclear program.
1:30 | 08/07/17

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North Koreans gathering in the street to see the regime's response to new sanctions and the toughest ever passed by the United Nations against the un Yang and with a unanimous vote to home won't I won't. The country promising to reciprocate at 1000 people for what he called Americas and bill actions against our country and people warning that if the US thinks it will be safe because it is across an ocean. There is no bigger misunderstanding. And that these sanctions will cut deep. And in doing so will give the North Korean leadership a taste of the deprivation they have chosen to and flipped on the North Korean people. The UN Security Council sanctions against North Korea are expected to cost the regime nearly one billion dollars a year. The unprecedented move spurred by unnerving progress from North Korea's nuclear and missile development efforts. Kim Jung un conducting his birthdays Intercontinental ballistic missile launch in just nine days ago. Residents from tweeting he's very happy and impressed with the sanctions vote. As secretary of state Rex Tillerson travels the region to ensure all parties especially China stick to the sanctions. The best signal to North Korea could give us that they're prepared talk would be to stop these missile launches. Tillerson says if the missile test stop the US would be open to direct talks with North Korea. Their latest provocative wants the eleven attacks since president front took offense. Annaly Rowell ABC news Washington.

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