Jong-un releases threatening warning to Trump administration saying they will face 'misery'
Days after the White House released a statement revealing Trump’s intention to develop a “state of the art” missile defence system, Kim Jong-un unleashed a frightening statement.
Under the post titled, "Making Our Military Strong Again", the White House statement read: "President Trump will end the defence sequester and submit a new budget to Congress outlining a plan to rebuild our military. We will provide our military leaders with the means to plan for our future defence needs.
"We will also develop a state-of-the-art missile defence system to protect against missile-based attacks from states like Iran and North Korea."
In response to the Trump administration's boasts, North Korean officials released a statement to the country's Central TV network, which read: “The US will face a position more miserable than that in the Pueblo case if it forgets that lesson and frantically pursues new ways to provoke war against the north.”
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Jong-un’s east-Asian power has received a number of sanctions from the UN for denuclearisation, but its defence administration has ignored them, continuing to fire two unarmed ballistic missiles every month in 2016, according to reports.
A month after his shock election victory was revealed, US experts called on Trump to stop his “reckless tweets” because they could provoke a nuclear war.
Jeffrey Lewis, a nuclear non-proliferation expert at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, said: “Imagine we’re in a crisis — if he recklessly Tweets, people could read these things in the worst possible light.
“The North Koreans have a plan to use nuclear weapons very early in a conflict. They’re not going to wait around. If they think we are going, they’re going to use nuclear weapons against South Korea and Japan.”
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After their dreary fireworks display, Jong-un released numerous nuclear threats
South Korea were left feeling even more horrified as their Central News Agency claimed Jong-un released a much more horrifying threat.
Jong-Un reportedly said: “Unless the US and its vassal forces stop nuclear threat and blackmail and unless they stop the war exercises which they stage right at our noses under the pretext of annual exercises, the DPRK would keep increasing the military capabilities for self-defence and preemptive striking capacity with a main emphasis on nuclear force."
Hwang Kyo-ahn, the acting President and Prime Minister for South Korea seemed affected by the threat
Feeling threatened, Hwang Kyo-ahn the acting South Korean President and Prime Minister said they will beef up their defence in response to Jong-un’s threats.
Mr Kyo-ahn said: "I think the government has to do everything to protect the nation and citizens' lives, and THAAD is a necessary defence measure (whose deployment) can no longer be deferred," as "North Korea's nuclear and missile threats are no longer (just) potential.”