The U.S. dropping the “mother of all bombs,” the Massive Ordnance Air Blast, in Afghanistan on Thursday did not scare North Korea. Right after the bombing, U.S. President Donald Trump said he hoped it would deter Pyongyang’s belligerence.

North Korea’s style of a nuclear attack

On Friday, at North Korea’s celebration of the “Day of the Sun,” Choe Ryong Hae, vice foreign minister of North Korea and the second-most powerful official in the communist state, said during the parade in the capital city that Pyongyang would respond to an all-out war with an all-out war.

The aide of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un added they would wage a nuclear war with its style of a nuclear attack.

To show North Korea’s capability to wage such kinds of an attack, the parade to mark the 105th birthday of Kim Il-Sung, founding father of North Korea and the grandfather of the current dictator, displayed for the first time to the public and foreign media its submarine-launched ballistic missiles. According to weapons analysts, some of the missiles are new types of intercontinental ballistic missiles, The Telegraph reported.

Reckless provocation

At the same time, North Korea warned the U.S. to end its military hysteria or face retaliation for deploying a strike group to the Korean peninsula.

“If the United States wage reckless provocation against us, our revolutionary power will instantly counter with an annihilating strike,” Choe Ryong Hae said.

Besides sending the Carl Vinson strike group to the region, Trump had tweeted that China, the “new ally” of the U.S. following Trump’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Florida, must deal properly with North Korea, or else the U.S.

would. But other Chinese officials warned Washington of provoking Pyongyang into a nuclear war.

'World War III' searches on Google

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi noted the escalation of tension in the region and the feeling of a conflict breaking out any moment. The feeling has been translated into action as the Google searches for the phrase “World War III” has reached an all-time high, according to Huffington Post.

Also being searched are “Trump War” and “Nuclear War.”

Yi warned, “If a war occurs, the result is a situation in which everybody loses and there can be no winner.” Choe Ryong Hae accused the U.S. of being more aggressive and vicious under Trump. The U.S. and North Korea said they are willing and have the capability to carry out a pre-emptive strike. Washington said it guided missile destroyers are in the Sea of Japan and heavy bombers in Guam ready to launch if Pyongyang would conduct a new nuclear test. The vice foreign minister retorted, “We will go to war if they choose.”

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