North Korea has issued a warning to the United States. Kim Jong Un, the supreme leader of North Korea has warned the United States on Monday that he has a nuclear button on his desk which is ready to be used against any state which will try to threaten North Korea. Against every state which will threaten North Korea but he offered an olive branch to South Korea with a message that he was open to dialogue with Seoul.
During the North Korean nuclear weapons program, a year after firefighting and increasing tension, Kim used his television New Year’s Day speech to call for less military tension on the Korean Peninsula and better relations with the South.
Kim stated, “When it comes to North-South relations, we should reduce the military tension on the Korean Peninsula to create a peaceful atmosphere.” He added, “Both North and South should try.”
Kim also informed that in upcoming February, he will be sending a delegation to the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Kim said, “North Korea’s participation in the Winter Games will be a good opportunity to show unity of the people and we wish the Games will be a success. Officials from the two Koreas may urgently meet to discuss the possibility.”
On the other hand, Moon Jae-in, President of South Korea said if North Korea will send delegate then it will ensure the safety of the Pyeongchang Olympics and Seoul and Washington postponed large military exercises that North condemned as a rehearsal for the war until after the Olympic Games that proposed last month. However, as per the spokesperson of Moon’s office, they were still reviewing Kim’s New Year’s Day speech.
Kim in his speech said, instead of encouraging American measures that “threatens the security and peace of the Korean Peninsula,” Seoul should answer to bend north.
North Korea, after testing ballistic missile and conducted its sixth most powerful nuclear test in September, raised as a fear of a new conflict on the Korean Peninsula.
This ballistic missile is capable to deliver a warhead to anywhere in the United States continent, Kim declared this last year in November. In his New Year speech, he announced that the country would focus on to produce mass nuclear warheads and ballistic missiles will make impossible for the United States to begin a war against North Korea.
Kim said, “the entire United States is within range of our nuclear weapons, and a nuclear button is always on my desk. This is a reality, not a threat.” He also emphasized, “these weapons will be used only if our security is threatened.”