Chinese bombers and South Korean military on heightened alert over fears North Korea will test a NUKE as it celebrates the 85th anniversary of its army
US officials claimed ‘higher-than-usual level of activity’ by Chinese bombers
Top envoys from South Korea, the US and Japan are due to meet on Tuesday
They will discuss plans to rein in ‘North Korea’s high-strength provocations’
Donald Trump said he was confident China would put pressure on Pyongyang
Kremlin denied reports it was moving troops to N. Korea border
21 April 2017
South Korea is on heightened alert amid concerns about a new nuclear test by North Korea to mark the 85th anniversary of its army.
US officials also said there was a higher-than-usual level of activity by Chinese bombers, signalling a possible heightened state of readiness by Beijing – reclusive North Korea’s sole major ally.
In Russia, a Kremlin spokesman denied reports that it was moving military hardware and troops towards the border with North Korea.