North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un welcomes New Year with threat, says he has ‘nuclear launch button’ on his desk

01 January 2018, 02:01 PM
N Korean leader says nuclear launch button on his desk (Source-IANS)
N Korean leader says nuclear launch button on his desk (Source-IANS)

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said he was always within reach of the nuclear button in a defiant New Year message after months of escalating tensions over his country’s weapons programme.

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“The nuclear button is always on my table. This is not blackmail but reality,” said Kim, reiterating his claims that North Korea was a nuclear state. 

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First Published: Monday, January 01, 2018 07:58 AM
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