Posted: 22.05.2024 13:34:00

DPRK leader announced intention to enhance strategic role of North Korea's nuclear forces by 2025

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said that North Korea will strive to increase the strategic role of its nuclear forces by 2025 in accordance with the plan of the Central Military Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, TASS reports


It is noted that Kim Jong Un outlined strategic tasks in order for ‘the defence sector to honourably fulfil the most important mission designed to guarantee the peaceful life of the DPRK’.

According to the North Korean leader, if the military production plan is implemented, ‘the DPRK's nuclear forces will face very significant changes, and their strategic position will be significantly strengthened’.

Kim Jong Un also stated that it is necessary ‘to build up the overwhelming deterrence forces of nuclear war in response to the security situation created due to the reckless machinations of the enemies’. He stressed that ‘production activities aimed at rapidly strengthening the nuclear armed forces should be accelerated without failures, without hesitation’.