North Korea’s foreign minister has accused President Donald Trump of lighting “the wick of war” with his repeated insults and threats amid growing World War 3 fears. Ri Yong Ho, Pyongyang’s foreign minister, hit out at the US President and said the tensions will not be settled with words.

He said: “With his bellicose and insane statement at the United Nations, Trump, you can say, has lit the wick of a war against us. “We need to settle the final score, only with a hail of fire, not words.” President Trump has repeatedly hinted at conflict and recent tweets suggest military action is still considered an option. READ MORE