IBTimes: North Korea Dismisses US Bomber Flights As Bluff Amid Heightened Tensions
After the United States conducted two bomber flights over South Korea in a bid to deter North Korea’s nuclear ambitions, Pyongyang on Wednesday shrugged off the attempt as a bluff, with no real consequence.
Two U.S. supersonic B-1 Lancer strategic bombers Tuesday flew over the Osan Air Base, south of Seoul, following North Korea’s fifth nuclear test last week. The aim was reportedly to show solidarity with the U.S. allies in the region, and a show of force against Kim Jong Un’s regime.
Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, the U.S. commander in South Korea, watched the flight, along with South Korea’s Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Lee Sun-jin.
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