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Kim Jong Un says North Korea’s objective is for world’s strongest nuclear drive By Reuters

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SEOUL (Reuters) -North Korean chief Kim Jong Un mentioned his nation’s final objective is to own the world’s strongest nuclear drive, as he promoted dozens of army officers concerned within the latest launch of North Korea’s largest ballistic missile, state media reported on Sunday.

The announcement comes after Kim inspected a check of the nation’s new Hwasong-17 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), and pledged to counter U.S. nuclear threats with nuclear weapons on Friday.

Constructing the nuclear drive is for reliably defending the dignity and sovereignty of the state and the individuals, and “its final objective is to own the world’s strongest strategic drive, absolutely the drive unprecedented within the century,” Kim mentioned within the order selling the officers.

He referred to as the Hwasong-17 the “world’s strongest strategic weapon” and mentioned it demonstrated North Korea’s resolve and talent to finally construct the world’s strongest military.

North Korean scientists have made a “great leap ahead within the improvement of the expertise of mounting nuclear warheads on ballistic missiles,” Kim mentioned, with out elaborating.

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