US Aircraft Carriers Raise Nuclear War Threat: DPRK

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) says the deployment of three nuclear-capable US aircraft carriers to the Korean Peninsula has increased the risk of a nuclear war.

American and South Korean warships launched war games off the coast of the Korean Peninsula on Saturday in an unusually strong display of force aimed at North Korea.

The November 11-14 joint drills in the western Pacific involve three US aircraft carriers — USS Ronald Reagan, USS Nimitz and USS Theodore Roosevelt — and seven South Korean warships including three destroyers, according to the South Korean defense ministry.

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