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U.S. believes current N.Korea nuclear threat is manageable -White House

13 October 2017

The White House said U.S. believes current North Korea nuclear threat is manageable.                  

WHITE HOUSE CHIEF OF STAFF, JOHN KELLY     said "The American people should be concerned about a state that has developed a pretty good ICBM capability and is developing a pretty good nuclear re-entry vehicle. I would believe, I think I speak for the administration, that that state simply cannot have the ability to reach the homeland. And for that matter -- well, the homeland. Right now, there's great concern about a lot of Americans that live in Guam. Right now, we think the threat is manageable but over time if it grows beyond where it is today -- well, let's hope diplomacy works."              Kelly also said Pyongyang cannot be allowed to develop the ability to strike the U.S. homeland.