Pyongyang: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un looked in a belligerent mood and threatened to remove South Korea from the world map. He further added that he is ready to fight with the US. He was speaking to mark the end of the 69th anniversary of the Korean War.
Kim generally doesn’t appear in public often but came out after nearly three weeks and delivered a speech in which he attacked South Korea because conservative President Yoon Suk Yeol took charge in May and vowed to take tough action against Pyongyang.
The North Korean leader said that “US imperialists are pushing the South Korean authorities into a suicidal confrontation” with his nation, the state’s official Korean Central News Agency reported Thursday.
“The South Korean leadership is planning to keep our military in check.” “This kind of venture would prove detrimental to South Korea, and our powerful army is ready to punish you,” the North Korean leader said. The Yun Suk Yeol regime and his army will have to pay a high price and will be eliminated.
The speech marked the July 27 signing of the armistice agreement among US-led United Nations forces, North Korea, and China that brought a cease-fire to the 1950-1953 Korean War, which ended in a stalemate, North Korea celebrates the day as a “Victory in the Fatherland.”