Trump on North Korea ICBM: 'It won't happen!'

Reuters News
Posted: Jan 02, 2017 6:32 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Monday that North Korea would not complete a nuclear weapon capable of reaching the United States, vowing on Twitter: "It won't happen!"

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Sunday the isolated, nuclear-capable country was close to test-launching an intercontinental ballistic missile, although some experts have said it is years away from being able to deliver a nuclear warhead to the United States.

(Reporting by Andy Sullivan; Editing by Peter Cooney)