Kim vows to at­tain ‘mil­i­tary equilib­rium’ with Amer­ica

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - TIMES GLOBAL -

Seoul : North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said his coun­try is near­ing its goal of “equilib­rium” in mil­i­tary force with the US, as the UN Se­cu­rity Coun­cil strongly con­demned Fri­day’s “highly provoca­tive” mis­sile launch over Ja­pan.

The North’s of­fi­cial Korean Cen­tral News Agency car­ried Kim’s com­ments on Satur­day — a day af­ter the launch from the North Korean cap­i­tal of Py­ongyang, at which Kim ex­pressed great sat­is­fac­tion, the KCNA said.

Kim also said the coun­try, de­spite “lim­it­less” sanc­tions, has nearly com­pleted the build­ing of its nu­clear weapons force and called for “all-state ef­forts” to ob­tain a “ca­pac­ity for nu­clear coun­ter­at­tack the US can­not cope with.” He hinted at more tests, say­ing all fu­ture drills should be “mean­ing­ful and prac­ti­cal ones for in­creas­ing the com­bat power of the nu­clear force” to es­tab­lish an or­der in the de­ploy­ment of nu­clear war­heads for “ac­tual war.” Pres­i­dent China’s


North Korea leader Kim Jong-un watches the launch of a Hwa­song-12 mis­sile in this un­dated photo re­leased by state me­dia on Satur­day

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