Kim Jong Un Appears in New Video as South Korea Holds Pre-Olympic Anti-Terror Drills
A new video shows North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un appearing with a team of nuclear scientists before Communist Party leaders.
Greg Palkot reported Tuesday morning that the appearance before the huge crowd of government officials comes after Kim boasted about the country's recent test launch of an ICBM capable of reaching the United States.
Meantime, South Korea held a series of anti-terror drills on Tuesday to prepare for a hostage situation, a vehicle bombing or a drone attack at the Olympics.
Hundreds of police and firemen participated in the drills, held at the Olympic Stadium at Pyeongchang, where the Winter Games will be held in February.
According to Reuters, around 5,000 military members will deploy around the event, while a private security company will be tasked with cybersecurity.
The Games will take place just 50 miles from the DMZ, which separates North and South Korea.
President Trump spoke from the White House on Tuesday afternoon, saying his administration is applying "maximum pressure on the vile dictatorship."
"We'll see how it all turns out. It's a very bad situation, [which] should have been handled long ago by other administrations," said Trump.
U.S. experts said the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile, tested on Nov. 28, could have traveled more than 8,000 miles, putting the entire U.S. in range.
Watch the report above and see more below on the new U.S.-South Korea-Japan missile tracking drills.