The G8 powers have urged tougher sanctions against North Korea if it launches a missile or tests another nuclear weapon, William Hague said Thursday.
The British Foreign Secretary said there was united support for “further significant measures” in the event of another North Korean provocation and condemned the “aggressive rhetoric” from the regime after chairing a meeting of G8 foreign ministers in London.
Hinting at a missile launch, North Korea delivered a fresh round of war rhetoric Thursday with claims it has “powerful striking means” on standby. Seoul and Washington speculated that it is preparing to test-fire a missile designed to be capable of reaching the U.S. territory of Guam in the Pacific Ocean.
On the streets of Pyongyang, North Koreans shifted into party mode as they celebrated the anniversary of leader Kim Jong Un’s appointment to the country’s top party post — one in a slew of titles collected a year…
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