North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said his country’s ultimate goal is to possess the world’s most powerful nuclear force as he promoted dozens of military officers involved in the recent launch of North Korea’s largest ballistic missile , state media reported on Sunday.
The announcement comes after Kim inspected a test of the country’s new Hwasong-17 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Friday and pledged to fight US nuclear threats with nuclear weapons.
Building the nuclear power is intended to reliably protect the dignity and sovereignty of the state and the people, and “the ultimate goal is to possess the most powerful strategic force in the world, the absolute force unprecedented in this century” Kim said in the order to promote nuclear power. officers.
He called the Hwasong-17 the “strongest strategic weapon in the world” and said it demonstrated North Korea’s determination and ability to eventually build the strongest military in the world.
North Korean scientists have made a “marvelous leap forward in the development of the technology of mounting nuclear warheads on ballistic missiles,” Kim said, without elaborating.
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