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Trump Visit to Korean DMZ Called "Extremely Dangerous Idea"

Trump Visit to Korean DMZ Called

It was the first time US Pacific Command B-1B Lancers have conducted combined training with Japanese and South Korean fighter aircraft at night, the US military said in a statement.

In a move expected to anger North Korea, the bombers took part in firing drills with South Korean F-15K fighter jets over waters to the east and west of the peninsula.

The South Korean military added that the regular deployment training is aimed at enhancing extended deterrence capabilities against North Korea. Despite the global sanctions, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un continues to develop nuclear weapons and advance his nation's ballistic missile program.

'This is a clear demonstration of our ability to conduct seamless operations with all of our allies anytime, anywhere, ' the U.S. release quoted him as saying.

Last week, the president cryptically told the press that the US may now be in "the calm before the storm".

After his keynote speech at the Association of the United States Army conference, Mattis was asked, "what can the US military do to lessen the likelihood of conflict on the Korean Peninsula?".

U.S. B-1 bomber, center, flies over Osan Air Base with USA jets in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016.

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Trump has not clarified what is that one thing.

While North Korea was not able to hack US power companies, there are concerns among some of observers that the regime may attempt to damage the power grid by detonating a nuclear device at a high altitude above the USA, triggering an electromagnetic pulse (EMP).

The South Korean Foreign Ministry said the upcoming meeting would prepare for U.S. President Donald Trump's scheduled visit to South Korea in November, while consulting on major issues of the two countries, including the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s nuclear program.

Senior diplomats of the United States, Japan and South Korea are to meet on October 18 in Seoul to discuss North Korea's evolving nuclear and missile threats, according to the South Korean foreign ministry.

Amid escalating tensions between North Korea and the USA, critics were alarmed Tuesday when a South Korean news outlet reported that President Donald Trump will travel to the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between the neighboring countries next month.

The U.S. has been pursuing a strategy of "maximum pressure" on North Korea, applying diplomatic and economic pressure multilaterally and unilaterally.