A North Korea This week in Pyongyang has an exhibition of missiles, tanks and other military artifacts. Watch the video above.
The exhibition opened on Monday (11) in the presence of the dictator Kim Jong UnNorth Korea has been among the new ballistic tests of long-range naval missiles and so-called hypersonic weapons. According to the North Korean government, the arsenal is needed to protect itself from possible invasion United States.
Surrounded by weapons, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un speaks at the opening of the ‘Self-Defense 2021’ exhibition in Pyongyang on October 12-Photo: STR / KCNA via KNS / AFP
It was at this event that Kim spoke critically of the United States, blaming the country for the tension on the Korean Peninsula. To the dictator, Americans “root” for instability in the region.
In response on Tuesday (12), White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan called on North Korea to back off from escalating tensions and to support talks and cooperation between the two Koreas.
Kim became the first North Korean leader to meet the US President in person at the 2018 Singapore Summit with Donald Trump.
Negotiations over the lifting of sanctions on Pyongyang’s arms program were halted a year later. The failed summit between the two leaders in Hanoi.
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