North Korea Leader Kim Jong Un Plans to “Annihilate” Attacks on the Country, Displays Missiles at Army Parade

North Korea Leader Kim Jong Un Plans to “Annihilate” Attacks on the Country, Displays Missiles at Army Parade

  • North Korea leader Kim Jong Un met with army troops in celebration of its 90th anniversary since its formation
  • Several missiles were on display during the army parade including biggest intercontinental ballistic missile and a hypersonic missile
  • It was reported that the country could also resume testing its nuclear weapons soon after a break since 2017

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Briefly News on your News Feed!

NORTH KOREA - Leader of North Korea Kim Jong Un wants the country to ensure it has the ability to “annihilate the enemy”. The leader made the remarks while addressing local media stations to mark the 90th anniversary of the formation of the army.

Satellite images revealed the country has upped its preparations for a protentional nuclear test. State media released photos of Jong Un on a white horse while meeting the troops.

North Korea, Kim Jong Un, nuclear missiles, army parade, leader
North Korea Leader Kim Jong Un meets with army troops for a military parade. Image: Korean Central News Agency/Getty
Source: Getty Images

The parade also saw a display of the country’s missiles including its biggest intercontinental ballistic missile, the Hwasong-17 as well as a hypersonic missile. While addressing the army, the leader said the display showcased “heroism and radical development.”

Read also

Operation Dudula launches North West branch and plans to end illegal mining and root out crime in the province

SABC News reported that North Korea claims it resists forms of war and the missiles will be used for self-defence. The country could also begin testing its nuclear weapons soon after a break since 2017.

Enjoy reading our stories? Download the BRIEFLY NEWS app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!

The Center for Strategic and International Studies issued a report that said the current satellite imagery shows preparations from the country are underway, according to Reuters.

South Africans react to the parade

Lionel Derbyshire commented:

“Ambition and appetite to destroy humanity.”

Nkunzi Mnguni posted:

“Africa must unite and build their own weapons, I don't trust these countries outside Africa.”

Abotswa Mokopakopa Seinahaneli Setena said:

“Rocket man will end up blowing himself and his country up with his infinite test of the same missiles tests.”

Harris Juneid Banda wrote:

Read also

President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa has changed for the better at Freedom Day address in Middleburg

“Nuclear weapons should be something that no country must have or something that every country should have. We need some balance in this world.”

China stuns the world, tests new nuclear missile capable of evading early-warning radar

Briefly News also reported China has tested a nuclear missile that can strike from orbit and it does not use the traditional flight paths of ballistic missiles. This new missile is called a fractional orbital bombardment system (FOBS). It can effectively strike America crossing over the South Pole and evade most early-warning systems according to Forbes.

In the past, intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICMBs) have followed a predictable flight path over the North Pole but this latest weapons platform is an international game-changer.

This new flight path effectively allows China to perform a sneak attack. Most of America's ICBM detection systems are orientated towards the northern hemisphere.

Source: Briefly News

Tags:
Online view pixel