Five times North Korea has accused other countries of declaring war on it

October 2006
October 2014
February 2016
July 2016
September 2017

This happens a lot more often than you might think

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

North Korea and the regime that runs it have always been somewhat prickly when it comes to their affairs.

In the midst of the current crisis it is embroiled in with the US over its nuclear weaponry, tensions are running higher and higher.

On Monday, the regime in Pyongyang claimed a tweet made by Donald Trump – saying the country wouldn’t be around much longer if it didn't soften its hawkish foreign policy – was a declaration of war.

Washington has called this claim absurd, but it doesn’t happen to be the first time the country has made it.

See the gallery above.