North Korean leader calls to expand nuclear arsenal

Israel National News reports: “North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for scaling up the production of weapons-grade nuclear materials to increase the country’s nuclear arsenal, saying it should be fully ready to use the weapons at any time, Reuters reported on Monday, citing state media KCNA.

Kim made the remarks during an inspection of the country’s nuclear weapons program where it tested trigger technology, the report said.

The military simulated a nuclear air explosion strike with two ground-to-ground tactical ballistic missiles during Monday’s firing training, KCNA said in a separate dispatch.

North Korea has upped its rhetoric in recent weeks, amid joint US-South Korea military drills which have angered the North…”

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