North Korea is threatening to launch a preemptive attack without advance notice.
The newspaper of the ruling Korean Workers’ party, Rodong Sinmun, carried an editorial on the front page on Tuesday to mark the 85th anniversary of the founding of the country’s army.
The article says the era in which the United States unilaterally poses a nuclear threat to North Korea is over and that the country possesses the will and capability to respond to any kind of war.
The report said if the United States and South Korea continue the reckless preparation of a preemptive strike, it will launch a severe preemptive attack without advance notice as punishment and turn their homelands into blazing infernos.
The country’s state-run Korean Central Television started the morning broadcast earlier than usual. It showed archived footage of the country’s late founder Kim Il Sung and former leader Kim Jong Il inspecting military troops.
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