Strong Words Between Countries – level 2

15-08-2017 15:00

North Korea is not supposed to be developing nuclear weapons, but it has been working on them. In response, the UN decided to increase economic sanctions against the country, and the USA agreed to it.

North Korea’s regime said that the sanctions would be met with revenge and threatened the USA. President Trump replied that North Korea should never make threats again or it would be met with ‘fire and fury’.

Difficult words: economic sanctions (when a country is limited on what it can buy or sell), regime (the ruling power), fire and fury (the USA will fight North Korea and try to destroy it).

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