They believe they have created the most powerful strategic weapon in North Korea. But foreign experts have a different opinion.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said tests of newly developed intercontinental ballistic missiles confirm his country has another “reliable and most powerful” weapon to deter external threats, primarily the United States. He writes about the Associated Press.
According to him, the alleged provocations from Washington would lead to his “self-destruction”.
The publication writes that North Korean state media reported that Kim Jong-un watched the launch of the Hwaseong-17 rocket. His wife Ri Sol Ju and other top officials of North Korea were watching him.
However, according to journalists, some experts believe the Hwaseong-17 missile is still in development, but is already Pyongyang’s longest-range ballistic weapon designed to carry multiple nuclear warheads to destroy US missile defense systems.
North Korean officials call the Hwaseong-17 missile the world’s most powerful strategic weapon. Moreover, according to the AP, Kim himself said he was forced to further strengthen his country’s “oppressive nuclear deterrent” as military threats allegedly coming from the United States became more transparent.
“Kim Jong-un has solemnly declared that if enemies continue to threaten North Korea with frequent use of nuclear weapons, our party and government will respond to nuclear weapons with nuclear weapons and all-out conflict with all-out conflict.” KCNA).
The AP writes that Kim’s statement implied that North Korea will continue weapons tests as the United States tries to strengthen its security commitments to South Korea and Japan.
Previously Focus He wrote that the DPRK conducts new exercises. The missile flew about 240 kilometers and crashed into the waters between the Korean Peninsula and Japan. The United States, Japan, and South Korea have promised a harsh response to such tests, but Pyongyang continues to provocation.
We also remember that Biden threatened North Korea with a response to nuclear missile tests. According to the American president, there will most likely not be an attempt by China to invade Taiwan.
It was reported that the GUR also said to whom the Russian Federation applied for weapons assistance. According to Ukrainian intelligence, the Russian Federation is expected to receive cartridges for the Smerch and Uragan multiple launch rocket systems from North Korea, China and Iran.