North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un received a report from his army on plans to fire missiles towards the US territory Guam and said he would watch the actions of the United States before deciding to fire.

US President Donald Trump has warned he would unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea if it attacked Guam.

Christopher Hill, who has served as US ambassador to South Korea and also headed the US delegation at talks in 2005 that were aimed at resolving the North Korean nuclear crisis, speaks to Al Jazeera about the current war of words between the two countries.

Asia Pacific, North Korea, Politics