North Korean leader Kim Jong-un gives a speech during the opening ceremony of The Defence Development Exhibition “Self-Defence-2021” in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un gives a speech during the opening ceremony of The Defence Development Exhibition “Self-Defence-2021” in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP
North Korea

North Korea’s Kim Jong-un blames US for being ‘root cause’ of tensions

  • The North Korean leader also accused Seoul of ‘hypocrisy’ and threatening peace in the peninsula with its military build-up
  • In a speech at a military exhibition, Kim said his country was only increasing its weapons in self-defence and not to start a war

Topic |   North Korea
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un gives a speech during the opening ceremony of The Defence Development Exhibition “Self-Defence-2021” in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un gives a speech during the opening ceremony of The Defence Development Exhibition “Self-Defence-2021” in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP
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