North Korea backs down on threats to attack Guam

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Kim Jong Un reportedly said he would “watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees.”

Guam – North Korea leader Kim Jong Un is backing down from his threats to launch a missile attack on Guam after reviewing plans that specified how the attack would be carried out.

Citing North Korea’s state-run media, CNN reports, however, that the authoritarian warned that he would “watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees.”

The statement comes hours after US Defense Secretary James Mattis warned if North Korea were to attack any U.S. territory, it would be “game on.”

It also follows reports that satellite imagery picked up what appeared to mobilization of missiles in North Korea. But during a press conference at the Governor’s Office today, Guam Homeland Security Advisor George Charfauros said he believes the movement to be related to the country’s celebration of its freedom.