Kim vows to attain ‘military equilibrium’ with America
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