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Notion U.S. has declared war on North Korea is 'absurd,' White House says
September 25, 2017 / 7:04 PM / 3 months ago

Notion U.S. has declared war on North Korea is 'absurd,' White House says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The North Korean foreign minister’s statement that the United States has declared war on Pyongyang is “absurd,” the White House said on Monday.

FILE PHOTO: A North Korean flag flutters on top of a tower at the propaganda village of Gijungdong in North Korea, in this picture taken near the truce village of Panmunjom, South Korea, August 26, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

“We’ve not declared war on North Korea. Frankly, the suggestion of that is absurd,” White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters.

Reporting by Jeff Mason; Writing by Makini Brice; Editing by Tim Ahmann

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