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N Korea: McCain 'Fat Kid' Remark 'Declaration of War'

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North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un (AP)

By Jason Devaney   |   Wednesday, 29 Mar 2017 10:56 PM

North Korea is apparently not at all happy with Sen. John McCain calling its leader a "crazy fat kid."

The saga began last week when McCain took a shot at Kim Jong-un during an interview with MSNBC.

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According to The Sun, North Korea took McCain's words, along with Sen. Ted Cruz's recent criticism of the reclusive nation after the brazen airport assassination of Kim's half-brother, as acts of war.

"The service personnel and people of the DPRK are regarding the dignity of their supreme leadership as their life and soul," a statement from a government-controlled news agency read.

"The U.S. must know very well about how they react to any offensive acts against it. John McCain and Ted Cruz made a provocation tantamount to declaration of war against the DPRK. The DPRK will take steps to counter it."

McCain fired back on Twitter Wednesday with another quip:

North Korea appears closer than ever to having a nuclear weapon, which has many people worried about what Kim plans to do with it.

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