North Korea today said it would use nuclear weapons in a “merciless offensive” if provoked
“Our nuclear deterrent will be a strong defensive means…as well as a merciless offensive means to deal a just retaliatory strike to those who touch the country’s dignity and sovereignty even a bit,” said the commentary, carried by the official Korean Central News Agency.
It appeared to be the first time that North Korea referred to its nuclear arsenal as “offensive” in nature. Pyongyang has long claimed that its nuclear weapons program is a deterrent and only for self-defense against what it calls US attempts to invade it.
The tough talk came as South Korea and the US lead an effort at the UN Security Council to have the North punished for its nuclear test with tough sanctions. Read More
Keep drawing a line and daring the NK to cross over will get you no where Obama! Talk will not work Obama! So what are you going to do now that the 3 am phone is ringing?
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