North Korea thinks the South's offer for talks is insincere

US President Donald Trump

The B-1s then flew over the Korean Peninsula, where they were joined by South Korean KF-16 fighters. "We believe that if we manage the situation effectively, it could actually be an opportunity to overcome our hard security situation", the official said.

"We should not be surprised because North Korea has been moving in this direction for years", Mistry said.

The already high tensions on the Korean Peninsula spiked further this week as the North threatened to fire missiles into waters around Guam, a key strategic point for the US military where some USA strategic weapons are deployed, including B-1B and B-52 strategic bombers and the THAAD missile defense system. "It's also in close communication with China and Russian Federation", the official said. (STAND UP) The Blue House initially said it would not have held an NSC meeting just because of rhetoric but made a decision to convene the standing committee for now to analyze North Korea's military movements and the objective of the regime's threats.

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The rotations also came as North Korea increasingly upped the ante in the standoff over its development of nuclear weapons. It did so to compensate for USA forces diverted from other bases in the Asia-Pacific region to fight in the Middle East.

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South Korea on Thursday called on North to "immediately stop" its belligerent rhetoric amid a recent spike in tensions on the Korean Peninsula. The rejection may have sprung from the new sanctions on North Korea. The Ministry of National Defense has also been beefing up its alertness posture against North Korean threats to prepare for eventualities.

The North said its strikes are aimed at sending a warning to the U.S.

"The armed forces establish a military readiness posture at all times for the possibility of North Korean provocations", the official added.

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