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North Korea ‘paves the way’ for more nuclear tests after Kim Jong-Un threat, UN warns

Preparations made by North Korea during the first six months of this year “pave the way” for more nuclear weapons tests, the United Nations has warned.Independent sanctions monitors made the claim while delivering an excerpt from a UN report which details the work at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site.It comes days after leader Kim Jong-Un threatened he was fully prepared to use his country’s nuclear arsenal, while speaking at a ceremony to mark the 69th anniversary of the end of the 1950-53 Korean War.“The DPRK continued to develop its capability for the production of fissile material at the Yongbyon...
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Kim Jong-un threatens to use nuclear weapons amid tensions with US and South Korea

Kim Jong-un has warned that North Korea is ready to launch its nuclear war deterrent and fight back in any potential military conflicts with the US or South Korea.“Our armed forces are thoroughly prepared to respond to any crisis, and our nation’s nuclear war deterrence is also fully ready to mobilise its absolute strength faithfully, accurately and promptly to its mission,” Mr Kim said.“I once again make it clear that North Korea is fully ready for any military confrontation with the United States,” he added.Click here to sign up for our newsletters.

Kim Jong Un says he’s ready to fight US, ‘annihilate’ South Korea

On Wednesday, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced North Korea’s military is prepared to fight the U.S. military and annihilate the “regime” of South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol. Kim spoke during a celebration of the 69th anniversary of the armistice that ended the fighting of...

Kim Jong Un still not ready to conduct nuclear test, experts say

SEOUL, South Korea – In his speech for the 69th anniversary of the armistice of the Korean War on Wednesday, Kim Jong Un warned Seoul and Washington that his country's nuclear war deterrent is ready to mobilize to complete its unspecified mission. "Our armed forces are now fully prepared...