The Reagan's presence in the region, coupled with recent military pressure by Washington on Pyongyang, including B1-B strategic bomber flights over the Korean peninsula, comes ahead of President Donald Trump's first official visit to Asia, set to start in Japan on November 5, with South Korea to follow.
"The goal of these operations are to send signals that we know how to operate together in the defense of South Korea and to make it clear that aggressive actions that violate the sovereignty of our allies [will not be tolerated]".
"The US is running amok by introducing under our nose the targets we have set as primary ones".
'The US should expect that it will face an unimaginable strike at an unimaginable time'.
The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan conducts joint drills with the South Korean navy at sea on October 19, 2017.
A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, takes-off to fly a bilateral mission with Japanese and South Korea Air Force jets in the vicinity of the Sea of Japan, from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Oct. 10, 2017.
North Korea has threatened the United States of an "unimaginable" nuclear strike for conducting military exercises with South Korea in the waters off the Korean peninsula. The new sanctions prohibit all sales of natural gas to North Korea and limit the amount of oil that can be sold to it. "The U.S. military action hardens our determination that the USA should be tamed with fire and lets us take our hand close to the "trigger" for taking the toughest countermeasure".
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North Korean state media released a statement Thursday written by a group dubbed "the Pan-Korean Emergency Measure Committee for Opposing Nuclear War Drills against the DPRK".
On Monday, Kim In-yong, a North Korean diplomatic official at the UN, told the UN General Assembly that nuclear war could happen at any moment.
"The entire US mainland is within our firing range", the statement said.
In August, for instance, Pyongyang said it was "carefully examining" plans for a missile strike in August near usa territory of Guam, which houses 6,000 American troops.
The following day, US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan said direct talks with North Korea had not been ruled out. It's been over a month since the country launched a rocket. Amid the escalating tensions, Trump threatened North Korea in August about its statements.
The warning was issued by Herbert Raymond McMaster, a United States Army officer who is National Security Advisor under President Donald Trump. "They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen".