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Kim Jong Un ordered to strengthen the defense of the DPRK


The head of the DPRK, Kim Jong-un, ordered to strengthen the military power of the republic in order to “defeat any opponent.” In his opinion, “continuous improvement of the military-technical power” of the North Korean army is required.

Kim Jong Un held a meeting of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the Workers’ Party of Korea, the state agency said CTAC. At the meeting, they discussed the “strengthening and development of the defense capability” of the DPRK. The CEC approved, in particular, “further building up and strengthening of military forces”, as well as a plan for “regular restructuring” of military organizations. Plan details are not given.

“The Secretary General said that the ongoing struggle in our days, during which we will have to steadfastly and resolutely overcome severe trials, necessarily requires the constant maintenance and continuous improvement of the absolute strength and military-technical power of the Korean army,” KCNA quotes him as saying.

Experts reported that the DPRK’s spending on the nuclear program in 2021 exceeded $640 million. Since the beginning of the year, the republic has already conducted 17 missile launches, the last one took place at the end of May. The US authorities have warned that they are ready to give a “strong response” to North Korea’s nuclear tests. In June, Kim Jong-un called for strengthening the republic’s defense capability.

Details – in the material “Kommersant” “The DPRK was tested with missiles.”

More news in Telegram channel “Kommersant”.

Laura Keffer



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