Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on "World Wide Threats" on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 13, 2018.
WASHINGTON - The US director of national intelligence, Dan Coats, said on Tuesday time is running out for the United States to act on the threat posed by North Korea&39;s nuclear programmes.
"Decision time is coming ever closer in terms of how we respond to this," Coats said during a hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee. "Our goal is a peaceful settlement. We are using maximum pressure on North Korea in various ways."
Coats said earlier the United States expects additional missile tests from North Korea this year.