Guam Governor: 'There Is No Threat to Our Island'

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He adds, "if anything happens to Guam, there's going to be big, big trouble in North Korea".

"The embassies and consulates in general including the one in Agana, Guam have contingency plans which are regularly updated to enable them to respond to emergencies", Presidential Spokesperson Abella said at a briefing. He plays in a psychedelic blues band every week and is a dean at the local community college.

Clarissa Baumgartner, a 25-year old Guam resident, said Pyongyang's second threat in as many days to train its ballistic missiles on Guam wasn't something she was taking too seriously. "Some people [say], 'We just want our peace, our island groove that we've always have.' There are other people who are just sick and exhausted of the threats from North Korea because there sure have been many over the years". The possibility of escalation is made even more acute by the lack of any means of official communication across the Demilitarized Zone, though there has been no easing of the barrage of inflammatory comments in the US and the North since new sanctions against North Korea were announced last week.

"On the North Korean side", he says, "there are differences of specificity".

Pyongyang's state-run KCNA news agency said on Thursday its army would complete plans in mid-August to fire four intermediate-range missiles over Japan to land near Guam amid increasingly heated rhetoric over the North's nuclear weapons program. It has a range of just 12 miles and works by intercepting missiles in the low atmosphere in their final approach toward the target, or terminal phase. Here are five things you might not know about the territory. "Beyond that, we also have a president who has got a more aggressive tenor than other presidents in the past". While there has been some resistance and displeasure from the people of Guam over the USA military's presence, it is also essential to the island's economy, second only to tourism in importance.

Japan will reportedly discuss the issue with the USA during a meeting of foreign and defense ministers of the two nations set for next week.

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Guam, with a 2016 population of nearly 163,000, has been fought over for centuries.

If the missiles make it past Japan and approach Guam, the THAAD system on the island would be able to pick them up and target them in their descent phase over the ocean.

"And I also want to remind the national media that Guam is American soil, and we have 200,000 Americans in Guam and the Marinas", he said. "Strategically, it's a flawless spot".

The main beach front was busy with tourists dozing under trees or on the sun loungers of five-star hotels lined up before a calm sea where people in kayaks collided with swan-shaped pedalos and inflatable hoops. "We are with you a thousand percent, " Trump said, according to video of the call posted on Calvo's Facebook page.

There is no sense fretting, she says, about a situation way beyond their control.

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