North Korea has warned that US President Donald Trump’s bellicose remarks against the Asian country and its leader will make the US mainland an “inevitable” target for rocket strikes.

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Hong’s remarks on Saturday in a speech at the United Nations General Assembly came hours after the US flew bomber jets near North Korea.

“Through such a prolonged and arduous struggle, now we are finally only a few steps away from the final gate of completion of the state nuclear force,” Ri told the annual gathering of world leaders in New York..