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North Korea ‘Ready For Sacred War’

Sibling refugees during the 1950-53 war, the last time North Korea shelled innocent civilians until last months attack on a Southern Island. Photo: 1951, Major F.V. Spencer, UAF

Sibling refugees during the 1950-53 war, the last time North Korea shelled innocent civilians until last month's attack on a Southern Island. Photo: 1951, Major F.V. Spencer, UAF

Via The Korea Herald:

North Korea on Thursday reiterated its warning of nuclear warfare, with a top North Korean military leader saying that the North is ready to launch a “sacred war” against South Korea on the basis of its “nuclear deterrent.”

According to the North’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), Kim Young-chun, minister of the People’s Armed Forces, made the warning while reading a report during a ceremony in Pyongyang marking the 19th anniversary of leader Kim Jong-il gaining supreme commandership of the Korean People’s Army (KPA).

“The revolutionary armed forces of the DPRK (North Korea) are getting fully prepared to launch a sacred war of justice of Korean style based on the nuclear deterrent at any time necessary to cope with the enemies’ actions deliberately pushing the situation to the brink of a war,” Kim was quoted by the KCNA as saying in the report.

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