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Martha -- It's believed the North Korea is still years away from developing nuclear missiles that could strike the United States but that's not reason to ignore them now we have new Defense Secretary to and he had Chuck Hagel was talking about how he is taking.
The latest threats out of Pyongyang seriously.
Only -- you'd be wrong wants.
And I don't know what president or what chairman what secretary of defense.
Wants to be wrong -- When it comes to nuclear threats Elizabeth friendly -- coverage -- a Washington what is the latest now was we wake up this morning.
Well a new day in a new -- a warning from Kim -- -- taking aim at the US and South Korea yet approved the plan.
To put -- rocket forces on stand by the leader is ready to quote.
Settle accounts with the US the state run media releasing a photo can post midnight meeting early this morning with senior generals.
His rocker preparation plan targets military bases in the U -- including Guam Hawaii as well as South Korea.
You can see the large scale -- in the photograph with trajectory plans now -- just one day after the US struck regular capable B two bombers during.
Joint military drills with South Korea.
A State Department official says the decision to send the bombs.
Was part of a normal exercise but officials are not ignoring the provocative threats.
When a country it says the kinds of things that the DP RK is saying you have to take it seriously and you have to take steps to ensure.
That when we say in response we can and will defend our own nation.
Obviously in our country were building additional missile interceptors and I'm that was general -- on -- this morning who handles.
I US operations and they're prepared for anything that might take place.
Now many analysts say the -- missiles are not capable of making landfall here in the US but.
Military officials are watching closely for any signs of planned attacks on nearby South Korea or even Japan.
A South Korean military spokesperson says the country is mindful drills could actually lead to an attack.
And we refer -- -- -- moment Elizabeth how are the people in North Korea reacting now all of.
Sure sign their support just hours after his an emergency needing tens of thousands of north Koreans showed up to a massive rally at the main square in Pyongyang.
The protest lasted about an hour and a half and you could hear them chanting.
Death to the US imperialists and also warning South Korea they said let's -- the -- traders to death.
Students to soldiers all attended all of them wearing the military uniform the country showing their support for their very young leader.
I think they're very provocative actions.
It has ratcheted -- The danger.
And we have to understand that.
Now as you know there are UN sanctions barring the country from launching any ballistic missiles.
Elizabeth thank you leader covers are out of Washington just a reminder to.
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