Pyongyang, October 3: North Korea has threatened Japan with nuclear destruction. In an article released by the state-run media, the Korean administration called the Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe’s comments at UNGA a suicidal deed and that it would bring “nuclear clouds” to the country. Also Read - Suicide Rates Rising, THIS Country Appoints 'Loneliness Minister'
Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) responded to Shinzo Abe’s speech at UNGA, where he called for “pressure, not dialogue” to pressurise North Korea to shun its nuclear ambitions. Korea said that Japan created the ‘theory of crisis on the Korean peninsula’ to justify its call for its militarisation. The article further said that Japan also wanted to help and save the Japanese rulers who are pinned to the corner on charges of corruption. Also Read - Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake Jolts Japan's Fukushima, No Tsunami Alert | See Photos, Videos
“Japan’s rackets inciting the tension of the Korean peninsula is a suicidal deed that will bring nuclear clouds to the Japanese archipelago,” the article read. Also Read - Japan Woman Hid Mother's Body in Freezer For 10 Years. The Reason Will Shock You!
“No one knows when the touch-and-go situation will lead to a nuclear war, but if so, the Japanese archipelago will be engulfed in flames in a moment.”
“The Japanese people, the first victim of nuclear disaster in the world, are offered in sacrifice owing to handful militarist reactionaries’ political aim, it will be a tragedy of the century,” the article further said. (Also read: Trump says envoy ‘wasting his time’ talking to North Korea)
Meanwhile, amid more intense war of words, the United States has maintained that it is not the time to hold dialogue with North Korea as the country has been carrying out ballistic missile tests. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders that the only dialogue that would take place will be to bring back Americans detained by North Korea.
“We still strongly support putting diplomatic pressure on North Korea, which we’re continuing to do. But now is not the time simply to have conversations with North Korea,” she said.
North Korea has conducted six tests so far, including the successful Hydrogen test last month. It had called its nuclear weapon a deterrent.