The leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un, met this Sunday with the Central Military Commission of the Labor Party to decide on organizational, political and military measures and strengthen “even more” in the military and political aspects of the Armed Forces of the country.
This was reported by the state news agency of North Korea, KCNA, which has specified that the meeting has taken place “taking into account the trend of changing the situation and demands of the key era of the Korean revolution in development.”
Also, during the meeting it was also discussed how to improve national defense and addressed the “problems” that exist to develop “continuously and quickly” the self-defense capacity of North Korea.
Kim’s meeting with the Military Labor Party Commission occurs when the end-of-year deadline that North Korea raised to the United States to hold talks about denuclearization is approaching. At the moment, these are interrupted.
Tensions between the two countries have increased in recent weeks. Pyongyang has criticized the United States this Saturday for its recent statements questioning the respect of the Asian country towards Human Rights, and has warned that this “verbal abuse” by Washington will pay “very expensive.”
In parallel, North Korea has conducted a series of weapons tests in recent weeks and some experts say the solitary state may be preparing for an intercontinental ballistic missile test that could put it back on a path of confrontation with states. United.