ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 15, 2017
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(Seoul: Martha Raddatz) The intensifying tensions between the US & North Korea, which has been threatening to hold an underground test of a nuclear bomb, featured; scenes shown of a military parade, including missile canisters & of US fighter jets & a defense battery on a South Korean base; details given about North Korean weaponry to threaten Japan, South Korea & the US. [April 13, President TRUMP - says North Korea is a problem.] A statement from North Korean party vice chairman Choe Ryong Hae quoted. [Army Lt. Col. Marc PELINI- explains the missile defense system.] [Air Force Lt. Col. Thomas BERGESON- explains it is a serious threat.]
(Studio: Tom Llamas; studio: Steve Ganyard) The intent of the North Korea canisters, the diversity of mobile missiles & what Kim Jong Un may do discussed.
(Studio: Tom Llamas) Further coverage of North Korea on "This Week" noted.
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