Russia: Russia’s foreign minister has likened the war of words between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un to a kindergarten fight between children, wrote BBC in a report.
The North Korean leader earlier labelled Mr Trump “mentally deranged” and a “dotard” after Mr Trump threatened to destroy his country.
Trump responded with a tweet calling Kim Jong-un “a madman” who “will be tested like never before!”
Moscow’s Sergei Lavrov said a pause was needed, “to calm down the hotheads”.
“Yes, it’s unacceptable to silently watch North Korea’s nuclear military adventures but it is also unacceptable to unleash war on the Korean Peninsula,” he said
He called for a political process, which he said was a key part of the United Nations Security Council process.
“Together with China we’ll continue to strive for a reasonable approach and not an emotional one like when children in a kindergarten start fighting and no-one can stop them,” he said.
The North Korean leader had attacked Donald Trump days after his speech at the UN, in which the US president said he would “totally destroy” North Korea if the US was forced to defend itself or its allies.
He also mocked Kim Jong-un with a disparaging nickname, saying: “Rocketman is on a suicide mission.”
But the North Korean leader said remarks by the “deranged” US president convinced him he is right to develop weapons for North Korea.