In his speech on the occasion of the anniversary of the end of the Korean War (1950-1953), Chairman of the North Korean Council of State, Kim Jong-un, said that North Korea was “fully prepared for any military conflict with the United States.” This has been reported TASS.
Kim Jong-un also stressed that the South Korean army would be “destroyed” if there were any attempts to attack the DPRK.
Formerly DPRK Ministry of Foreign Affairs declarationHe said local US and South Korean military exercises could trigger a “new Korean War” in the future.
The State Department also pointed out that the joint military exercises of the United States and its allies pose a security threat and are one of the main factors leading to the aggravation of the situation on the Korean Peninsula. The statement also stated that as long as the US military contingent is there, peace guarantees in the region cannot be implemented.
Before reportedSouth Korean, US and Japanese defense chiefs Lloyd Austin, Lee Jong Sop and Nobuo Kishi agreed to intensify cooperation against missile threats from North Korea.