Only attitude matters: Trump on Korea

Only attitude matters: Trump on Korea

North Korean computer hackers have stolen hundreds of classified military documents from South Korea including detailed wartime operational plans involving its USA ally, a report said Tuesday.

"The focus of the efforts of the U.S., South Korea, Australia and others are to ensure that maximum political, diplomatic, economic pressure is placed on North Korea so that is changes its course", Foreign Minister Julie Bishop told reporters at the truce village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).

North Korea is widely expected to conduct another provocation this month, possibly around the October 18 opening of the 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party. Pyongyang has historically conducted tests on noteworthy anniversaries and holidays such as a missile test on July 4 for America's Independence Day.

Hackers linked to North Korea reportedly targeted US electric power companies, according to a leading cybersecurity firm.

North Korea has said Trump is "on a suicide mission" against it, with the country's foreign minister calling the US President "mentally deranged" in a speech at the United Nations last month.

The South Korean Unification Ministry could not confirm that the complex has been reopened, but did say that recent bus movements and illuminated street lamps in the site have been observed.

Two B-1B strategic bombers of the US Air Force trained with South Korea's F-15K fighter jets over and near the Korean peninsula in yet another show of force against North Korea, defence authorities here said on Wednesday.

North Korea is famous for its outlandish threats of waging war and using nuclear weapons against the United States and its allies.

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According to the survey by the Associated Press and the NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, 65 percent of Americans believe the war of words between Trump and the North Korean leadership has made the situation worse.

The US bombers had taken off from the Andersen Air Force Base in Guam.

US President Donald Trump tweeted last week that North Korea has been "making fools" of US negotiators for 25 years, adding that "only one thing will work" in dealing with the Kim Jong Un regime.

Any trip by South Koreans to North Korea requires the Seoul government's approval, as well as the North's consent.

" "Continuous Bomber Presence" missions ensure the US, along with key allies, have a credible capability to respond to a variety of levels and types of threats throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region", the Air Force statement said.

"Our country has been unsuccessfully dealing with North Korea for 25 years, giving billions of dollars & getting nothing".

United States defense officials have told CNN that the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan will conduct scheduled exercises with the South Korean navy off the peninsula at the end of this month.

Some joint military plans have been rewritten recently in response to tensions with North Korea, according to The New York Times.

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