North Korea Military: North Korea claims that around 800,000 of its citizens have volunteered to join or rejoin the country’s military to fight against the US. North Korea’s news agency gave this information on Saturday (March 18).
About 800,000 students and workers across the country expressed their willingness to enlist or re-enlist in the military to fight against the US on Friday (March 17) alone, Rodong Sinmun newspaper reported.
Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Fired
While North Korea’s army recruitment claim in response to the ongoing military exercises between the US and South Korea on Thursday (March 16) in response to its Hwasong- 17 has come after launching Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). North Korea fired an ICBM into the sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan on Thursday, hours before South Korean President Yun Seok Yeol was to attend a summit discussing ways to counter a nuclear-armed North Korea. Visited Tokyo, Japan.
North Korea’s ballistic missiles have been banned under the resolutions of the United Nations Security Council. South Korea, America and Japan have condemned the continuous missile tests being done by North Korea.
Military exercise accused of increasing tension
To counter North Korea’s growing threats, South Korea and the US military have started an 11-day military exercise, which The name Freedom Shield 23 has been kept. However, this type of military exercise is being organized after a full 5 years. Such military exercise was last done in the year 2017.
In view of this military exercise, Kim Jong-ruled country North Korea is continuously testing ballistic missiles. At the same time, North Korea’s eccentric dictator Kim Jong accused America and South Korea of increasing tension with military exercises.
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