North Korea Foreign Minister calls Trump's tweet a 'declaration of war'

North Korea Foreign Minister calls Trump's tweet a 'declaration of war'
President Donald Trump's tweet from Sep 23, 2017 (Source: Twitter/@realDonaldTrump)
President Donald Trump's tweet from Sep 23, 2017 (Source: Twitter/@realDonaldTrump)

NEW YORK (Tucson News Now) - North Korea's Foreign Minister addressed reporters in New York City Monday morning to respond to President Trump's tweet that North Korea "won't be around much longer."

Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said that Trump's tweet was a declaration of war, and that his country now has every right to shoot down U.S. military planes.

Ri Yong said the following through a translator:

This comes from someone who is currently holding the seat of the United States presidency. This is clearly a declaration of war.

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