Han Song Ryol said the situation on the Korean peninsula is now in a “vicious cycle” and also accused President Trump of “making trouble” with “aggressive” tweets.
He said: "Trump is always making provocations with his aggressive words.
North Korea appears to be ignoring warnings from the international community over nuclear weapons
"It's not the DPRK but the US and Trump that makes trouble."
Earlier this week, the US leader tweeted that North Korea was “looking for trouble”, and vowed to take on the hermit state alone if necessary as tensions near breaking point.
Donald Trump and Chinese president Xi Jinping have discussed ways to quell the North Korean threat
Han said Pyongyang will refuse to “keep its arms crossed” amid fears of a preemptive US strike.
Experts believe a North Korean nuclear test could be conducted at any time and satellite images have revealed “unusually high levels of activity” at Kim Jong-un’s Punggye-ri nuclear test site.
In recent years, barbaric dictator Kim Jong-un has launched nuclear tests to coincide with ‘the Day of the Sun’, an annual public holiday in North Korea to commemorate the birth of the country’s founder, Kim Il-sung.
Secretive images revealed as North Korea prepares for war
Wed, April 5, 2017
A look at North Korea's firepower as it pursues its nuclear and ballistic missile programs in defiance of the United States and its allies.
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People watch a television news showing file footage of a North Korean missile launch, at a railway station in Seoul
Some experts have suggested a nuclear launch may be timed to coincide with the 'Day of the Sun'
Pyongyang has already warned of an upcoming “big and important event” and with the ‘Day of the Sun’ set to be celebrated on Saturday April 15, the world is bracing itself for another potential nuclear launch.
Tensions between the two countries were exacerbated after President Trump sent a US Navy strike force to the Korean peninsula in a show of strength against the communist nation.