‘The sword stands ready’: Pence warns North Korea

‘The sword stands ready’: Pence warns North KoreaFox ^ | April 19, 2017 Posted on 4/19/2017, 10:16:52 AM by TigerLikesRooster’

The sword stands ready’: Pence warns North KoreaVice President Mike Pence on Wednesday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the U.S. military, promising it would make an “overwhelming and effective” response to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons.Pence, who was aboard the USS Ronald Reagan, said that President Trump’s administration would continue to “work diligently” with allies like Japan, China and other global powers to apply economic and diplomatic pressure on Pyongyang.

But he told the sailors, “as all of you know, readiness is the key.””The United States of America will always seek peace but under President Trump, the shield stands guard and the sword stands ready,” Pence told 2,500 sailors wearing blue fatigues and Naval baseball caps on a sunny, windy morning aboard the carrier at the U.S. Yokosuka naval base in Tokyo Bay.

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