North Korean troops have been practicing their combat skills as tensions mount
After watching a contest aimed at showing the special military forces’ ability to drop from planes and strike targets, the barbaric dictator appeared pleased with the performance of his countrymen.
According to the hermit state’s media agency, Kim said: "Bullets seemed to have their eyes, and they were crack shots never missing targets”.
The news comes amid escalating tensions between North Korea and the international community, with President Trump vowing to tackle the problem in a phone call with Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
Mr Trump tweeted: “Had a very good call last night with the president of China concerning the menace of North Korea.”
He also raised the issue during a joint press conference with Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday.
A US Navy strike group has been sent to the Korean peninsula
He said: "President Xi wants to do the right thing. We had a very good bonding, I think we had a very good chemistry together, I think he wants to help us with North Korea.
"We talked trade, we talked a lot of things, and I said the way you’re going to make a good trade deal is to help us with North Korea, otherwise we’re just going to go it alone, that’ll be all right too, but going it alone means going with lots of other nations."
Forbidden photographs depict the true North Korean army
Wed, April 12, 2017
While tourists are able to visit North Korea as part of a controlled tour group, they are asked by their handlers to never take photographs of soldiers. These pictures taken by photographer Eric Lafforgue show the reality of military service in the secretive state
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Soldiers enjoy a ride at the funfair in Pyongyang
The President has also sent a US Navy strike group to the Korean peninsula in a bid to maintain peace in the region.
The Carl Vinson strike group, which includes an aircraft carrier, is now set to travel from Singapore toward the Korean peninsula.
Last year, North Korean troops carried out mock attacks of South Korean landmarks
The official said: "We feel the increased presence is necessary."
Meanwhile, North Korea responded by saying: “Our revolutionary strong army is keenly watching every move by enemy elements with our nuclear sight focused on the US invasionary bases not only in South Korea… but also in the US mainland.”