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North Korea says Trump has 'lit the wick of war': Russian news agency

  • North Korea's foreign minister says President Trump has "lit the wick of war," Russia's TASS news agency reports.
  • Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho says the U.S. and North Korea "need to settle the final score, only with a hail of fire, not words."

U.S. President Donald Trump has "lit the wick of war" with North Korea, Russia's TASS news agency quoted North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho as saying on Wednesday.

"With his bellicose and insane statement at the United Nations, Trump, you can say, has lit the wick of a war against us," TASS quoted Ri as saying. "We need to settle the final score, only with a hail of fire, not words."

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