(NewsReady.com) – North Korea’s economy has been crippled by economic sanctions because it refuses to denuclearize. On Thursday, January 7, Kim Jong-un addressed a political conference and promised attendees he was going to work to improve relations with the West and South Korea. He’s already broken his word.
On Saturday, the Korean Central News Agency state media reported that Kim called the US his “arch-enemy.” The dictator said America is the “fundamental obstacle to our revolutionary development.” He went on to say he was going to “focus on overpowering and bring [the USA] to [its] knees.” Kim said he is going to expand his military’s nuclear arsenal.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for more advanced nuclear weapons and said the United States is ‘our biggest enemy,’ according to state media https://t.co/4uwAl2aHZn pic.twitter.com/iNgsRtlbR6
— Reuters (@Reuters) January 9, 2021
Throughout President Donald Trump’s tenure, Kim hasn’t been overly hostile. Now, with the possibility that Joe Biden might take over, the North Korean leader is ramping up the tension. It’s clear Trump’s possible departure from the White House will have lasting effects on US foreign relations.
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