North Korean leader Kim Jong-un intends to resume nuclear testing by lifting the moratorium that has been in effect since 2018.
He said this during his speech at the end of the meeting of the Central Committee of the Korean Labor Party, the ruling political force of the DPRK, the thesis from which was published by the North Korean news agency.
Kim Jong-un stressed several times that he considers the United States, which, according to him, continues to strengthen South Korea and supply it with the latest military equipment, to be responsible for his decision, Aljazeera writes.
“There is no reason for us to unilaterally adhere to our unilateral obligations in such conditions,” the DPRK leader explained.
Kim Jong-un, who is the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of North Korea, officially established the goal of the state to strengthen its armed forces and separately noted that testing of new “strategic weapons” will soon take place, although at the same time he left a hint that he may agree to denuclearization in case of lifting sanctions with North Korea.