Kim Jong Un: North Korea must ‘overwhelm’ its military and nuclear arsenal.

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has ordered his government to “overwhelm” the country’s military, including its nuclear capabilities.

The chairman made the remarks on Sunday at the start of the New Year, according to the state-run Korean Central News Agency.

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“They are now keen to isolate and suffocate (North Korea) unprecedented in human history,” Kim said. “The current situation calls for increased efforts to strengthen military strength overwhelmingly.”

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un attends a ruling party convention in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Thursday.

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un attends a ruling party convention in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Thursday.
(AP/Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service)

Kim spoke at a Korean Workers’ Party leadership meeting about his plans for a strengthened military.

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He continued, “The prevailing situation calls for a double effort to overwhelmingly strengthen military brawn.”

A report from the summit called for the “mass production of tactical nuclear weapons” and government officials for the “development of another ICBM system whose primary purpose is rapid nuclear counter-strike.”

A giant North Korean flag is displayed during a celebration of the nation's 73rd anniversary at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea early Thursday, September 7, 2021.

A giant North Korean flag is displayed during a celebration of the nation’s 73rd anniversary at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea early Thursday, September 7, 2021.
(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)

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North Korea fired three ballistic missiles into the Sea of ​​Japan on Saturday morning – a further escalation after drones earlier flew into South Korean territory.

South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff reported Saturday morning that they had detected the launch of three missiles from North Korean territory south of its capital, Pyongyang.

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This photo provided by the North Korean government shows a test launch of a hypersonic missile on November 11, 2022 in North Korea.

This photo provided by the North Korean government shows a test launch of a hypersonic missile on November 11, 2022 in North Korea.
(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)

The three missiles flew over 220 miles from their launch point into the Japanese sea. The distance shows North Korea’s ability to attack South Korea has increased.

The missiles were just the latest demonstration of the Hermit Kingdom’s increasing military might.

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