North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called on his country to prepare for nuclear war against the United States and South Korea, according to a report by state media KCNA on Saturday. The move comes after the US and South Korea conducted common military exercises, which North Korea has condemned as a trial for irruption.
Kim reportedly made the reflections during a meeting of the Workers’ Party’s Central Military Commission, where he ordered the country’s service to strengthen its readiness against implicit pitfalls from the US and South Korea. He also called for the country to increase its nuclear deterrence capabilities.
The KCNA report also said that Kim blamed South Korea’s accession of advanced military outfit, calling it a provocation that could lead to a” turbulent situation.” He also expressed concern about the US deployment of strategic means to the region.
The US has responded to North Korea’s rearmost rhetoric with caution. State Department prophet Ned Price said on Friday that the US remains married to tactfulness with North Korea and prompted the country to engage in dialogue.
The common service exercises between the US and South Korea have long been a point of contention between North Korea and the two abettors. North Korea views the exercises as trouble to its security and has frequently responded with bullet tests and other provocations.
The rearmost reflections by Kim come amid heightened pressures on the Korean promontory, with North Korea lately testing a new bullet system that’s believed to be able of carrying a nuclear warhead. The US has called on North Korea to abandon its nuclear munitions program, while North Korea has claimed that its nuclear magazine is a necessary interference against US aggression.
In conclusion, pressures between North Korea and its abettors, the US and South Korea, have reached new heights. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called for his country to prepare for nuclear war against the US and South Kore while censuring South Korea’s accession of advanced military outfits and expressing concern about the US deployment of strategic means to the region. The US has responded with caution, prompting North Korea to engage in dialogue. The situation on the Korean promontory remains unpredictable, with the eventuality of father escalation in the coming weeks and months.