France, another United States ally, weighed in on the tensions on Saturday, with French President Emmanuel Macron calling on North Korea to avoid a further "escalation of tensions".
North Korea issued the warning through its state-run KCNA news agency, wherein it was specifically mentioned that a potential strike could be launched on Andersen Air Force Base designed "to send a serious warning signal to the USA".
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Tensions around the Korean Peninsula started to rise in light of the implementation of the North Korean missile program.
The root cause of the problem lies with North Korea.
The exercises are an annual event, but come as Pyongyang says it is preparing to fire four Hwasong-12 missiles towards the tiny island and major military hub of Guam.
Though Trump repeated his refrain that if North Korea made good on its plans to fire missiles near Guam, "there's gonna be big, big trouble in North Korea", he ultimately struck a more positive note.
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She said whatever strategy Trump decides to go with, he must be tough on Un and make it clear we won't tolerate North Korea's threats.
US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping today reiterated their mutual commitment to denuclearise the Korean Peninsula and agreed that North Korea must stop its provocative and escalatory behaviour, the White House said. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said during a stopover in Guam that "Americans should sleep well at night" without worry of a military confrontation and that Trump is merely talking in language that Kim "would understand".
North Korea said it was finalising a plan to fire medium-to-long-range rockets towards Guam, where United States strategic bombers are based, along with more than 160,000 USA citizens.
Meanwhile, China has reiterated calls for all sides to maintain calm and reduce tensions over the Korean Peninsula.
"China should also make clear that if North Korea launches missiles that threaten U.S. soil first and the USA retaliates, China will stay neutral", the Global Times, which is widely read but does not represent government policy, said in an editorial. That would open up the possibility of a creative diplomatic solution.
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Guam which is more than 3,000 km (2,000 miles) to the southeast of North Korea, is home to about 163,000 people and a U.S. President Donald Trump warned North Korea that it would face "fire and fury" if it threatened the United States.
A US Air Force spokesman from Andersen Air Force base on the island said their number one priority is to be "ready to fight tonight".