That sparked a strong rebuke Friday from Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
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Commenting that the planned manoeuvre would be the "largest-ever" such drill, a spokesman for the North's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement Saturday: "The Trump team is begging for nuclear war by staging an extremely unsafe nuclear gamble on the Korean peninsula".
It was nearly 10 times more powerful than the 10-kiloton test carried out by the North past year, according to South Korean experts.
While condemning the latest test, the Kremlin's Peskov said: "We hope that all the sides involved are able to preserve calm, which is so necessary to avoid the situation on the Korean peninsula sliding towards a worst-case scenario".
He said that the United States had been "jolted" at the strengthening of North Korea's nuclear force and could attempt to commit "robber-like" provocative acts.
On the heels of Wednesday's emergency Security Council session on the test-firing, however, he could not offer new details on what the council may decide to do to in response.
The North says the Hwasong-15 missile fired on Wednesday can be tipped with a "super-large heavy warhead" capable of striking the whole USA mainland. "I think we're really running out of time".
But analysts remain unconvinced that it has mastered the advanced technology to allow the rocket to survive re-entry to the Earth's atmosphere.
Israel Bombs Syrian 'Military Targets' near Damascus
But the Prime Minister's Office saw fit to put out the short clip relating to Iranian presence in Syria on Saturday evening. Syrian state TV reports that the attack caused damage but two missiles were intercepted.
BMW's all-new i8 Roadster makes LA debut
However, both have an improved electric range - the Coupe can travel 55km on electric power only, while the Roadster can do 53km. Components on the new i8 Roadster's convertible roof mechanism are made out of aluminum using a new 3D printing process.
With Sauber's confirmation, just one F1 seat remains for 2018
It's believed that Ferrari had been pressing for another of their development drivers, Antonio Giovinazzi, to take the race seat. Sauber has unveiled its concept livery for the 2018 Formula 1 season, in the wake of its collaboration with FCA brand Alfa Romeo.
How will Nigeria fare in World Cup Group D?
When asked about Maradona's remarks, Sampaoli said : "I hope we have the possibility during this time to train and play better". They are going to make us fight but it will depend on us. "We have to prepare well for our opening game (vs Croatia )".