09 Aug '17, 5am

Guam is prepared for any eventuality, will meet army and emergency services over North Korea threat, says governor

HAGATNA, GUAM (AFP) – The Pacific island of Guam remained outwardly calm Wednesday (Aug 9) in the face of a threatened North Korean attack, and a senior official in the US territory urged people to “relax and enjoy paradise”. US President Donald Trump threatened North Korea with “fire and fury” over its nuclear ambitions on Tuesday. Pyongyang raised the stakes just hours later, saying it was considering missile strikes near US strategic military installations on Guam. Guam, home to about 6,000 US troops, is strategically located midway between the Korean Peninsula and the South China Sea and houses two US military installations – the Andersen Air Force Base and the Naval Base Guam. In a televised address to the 162,000 residents on the Western Pacific island, Calvo said Guam was working with Washington “to ensure our safety”. “I want to reassure the people of Guam that cur...

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