Han Song Ryol said: "Trump is always making provocations with his aggressive words. It's not the DPRK but the US and Trump that makes trouble."
Pyongyang has said that it will launch a nuclear weapons test when it sees fit, with satellite imagery showing that North Korea’s test site is “primed and ready”.
Mr Trump is reportedly considering a number of military options to deal with the growing threat of Kim Jong-un’s rogue nuclear programme.
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North Korea is a well known adversary of the US, but why is this?
On Tuesday White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer made it clear President Donald Trump has put Pyongyang “on notice”.
“I think he has been very clear that he will not tolerate some of this action by North Korea,” he said.
So why does Kim Jong-un hate the US?
The unhealthy relationship between Washington and Pyongyang stems all the way back to the 1950s and the Korean War.
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After Korea was liberated from Japanese rule following the end of the Second World War, a US military government took control of what would become South Korea, while Soviet forces oversaw the North.
North and South Korea were proclaimed as separate and independent countries in 1948, but two years later Pyongyang sent 75,000 troops into the South, sparking the Korean War.
The US led a United Nations effort to support South Korea in the battle, which ended with an armistice in July 1953.
Post-war, North Korea became a hermit state built on communist Juche ideology – isolated from the world and its enemies.
North Korean citizens are taught America is their country's biggest enemy
The North Korean regime claims that US soldiers tore off the limbs of innocent Koreans and cut off eyes, noses and lips and hung them on the trees
Je Son Lee
Official North Korea state propaganda teaches its citizens of an everlasting struggle against the US.
Kim Jong-il, the country’s first leader, said: “The American imperialists and Japanese militarism are the sworn enemies of the North Korean people.”
Je Son Lee, North Korean defector and writer for NK News, lifted the lid on some the official state propaganda in xxxx.
“The North Korean regime claims that US soldiers tore off the limbs of innocent Koreans and cut off eyes, noses and lips and hung them on the trees,” he wrote.
Kim Jong-un's grandfather Kim Il-sung founded the communist station of North korea
The Kim dynasty has developed an impenetrable cult around itself
“But I don’t trust such rumours spread by the regime. Old people in my hometown used to tell us a different story.
“They said American soldiers adored Korean children and showered them with chocolate and gum. “
Another defector, Jinhyok Park, revealed how “brainwashing” the state ideology is.
“I had been brainwashed by the regime since I was born that the government takes care of everything for me and only thing I have to do is to obey,” he said.
The Korean war in 1950 divided the Korean peninsula in two
“After much consideration, finally I decided to leave my homeland in search of a new life because I believed there would be no hope, no future and no life in North Korea.”
Today life in North Korea continues to be dictated by the propaganda machine founded by Kim Il-sung – grandfather of Kim Jong-un.
Pyongyang is preparing for the 105th anniversary of Kim Il-sung’s birthday tomorrow – a holiday known as the Day of the Sun.
The national celebration will be a chance for the regime to display its military prowess to further promote the image of a strong and formidable nation.
Analysts believe that Kim Jong-un might launch a nuclear weapons test to coincide with the celebrations.