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North Korea it marked its anniversary of the Korean War on Saturday, condemning Western “aggression” and promising revenge.
“Disturbed by the ever-growing national force [Democratic People’s Republic of Korea]they are now becoming hellish on moves against DNRK aggression like never before, in alliance with South Korean puppet forces and Japanese reactionaries, ”the North Korean news organization KCNA wrote, according to the supervisory body’s translation.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un the regime marks the anniversary of the Korean War based on a start date, June 25, 1950. The regime has consistently escalated tensions on the Korean Peninsula through missile tests and other aggressive measures.
“This arrogant behavior of the United States provokes anger and revenge of the Korean people,” he continues. “The cruelest devastating war ever in the world history of wars committed by American imperialists can never be forgotten no matter how much water flows under the bridge. It still continues to incite the hatred of the Korean people towards the American imperialists.”
North Korea’s statements come at a time when the country appears to be preparing to conduct its seventh nuclear test. He carried out the regime regularly ballistic missile tests in recent years.
Kim’s regime fired three ballistic missiles to the sea near Japan in the days before President Joe Biden’s trip to Asia in May. The regime conducted another series of missile tests as Biden completed his journey.
“North Korea’s ongoing provocations can only result in a stronger and faster joint deterrence between South Korea and the United States and can only deepen North Korea’s international isolation,” the South Korean government said in a statement at the time. “[Our] The government maintains a constant readiness to respond strongly and effectively to any kind of North Korean provocation. “
Korean War ended on July 27, 1953 with Korea divided into North and South. The two nations remain in conflict to this day along the 38th parallel.
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