North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un wants to expand nuclear deterrence

The internationally isolated North Korean leadership wants to increase the nuclear striking power of the country. In power Kim Jong-Un had directed an extended

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un wants to expand nuclear deterrence

The internationally isolated North Korean leadership wants to increase the nuclear striking power of the country. In power Kim Jong-Un had directed an extended Meeting of the military Commission of the workers ' party, in which a "new policy for the further Development of nuclear deterrence of the country," set out had been, reported the state-controlled media on Sunday.

had Also been discussed, to put the strategic forces "on high alert". How the new policy looks like, exactly, was unclear. It was also the first reports of a public appearance of Kim's for more than three weeks.

The last in 2017: to Date, six nuclear tests of North Korea

About the backgrounds of the meeting, it was said, would have participants "analyzed a series of deficits in the military and political activities of the General armed forces". The main problem was to improve the skills, to the menacing foreign forces military to deter the Japanese. At the Meeting, important measures had been taken to increase the firepower of the artillery of the people's army.

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North Korea is undergoing because of its nuclear weapons program, harsh sanctions of the UN security Council. In his two years ago blasted test complex Punggye-ri conducted by North Korea of its six nuclear tests, the last and strongest in September 2017.

2019 is not more failed negotiations on nuclear disarmament with the US

The nuclear negotiations with the United States progress since the failed summit meeting between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump in February, 2019 in Vietnam. Both sides could not agree on a timetable for nuclear disarmament of Pyongyang and the services in Washington. AFP Kim Yo-jong (left in the picture) was made to meet at the talks between Trump and Kim Jong-un

when the Military was not told. But it was in South Korea that it had taken place on Saturday, as North Korea is reported is often only a day later, about important Meetings or events.

Kim Jong-Un, according to South Korea's 36 years old, had in the past two months, only rarely in Public. His appearance at the inauguration of a fertilizer factory on 1. May had set speculation abroad about his health for the time being. After that, he disappeared again from the scene. It is speculated that he is limiting his appearances and typical inspection trips across the country because of the Coronavirus pandemic significantly. North Korea has so far had private information that has no proven infection case. "The number will continue to rise extremely" as more and more quarantine cases after the restaurant visit FOCUS Online/Wochit "number will continue to rise extremely" as more and more quarantine cases after the restaurant visit

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Updated Date: 25 May 2020, 02:26

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