North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attends an event earlier this year marking the anniversary of the army’s founding. Photo: Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attends an event earlier this year marking the anniversary of the army’s founding. Photo: Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP
South Korea

North Korea ‘on the path of self-destruction’ if it uses nuclear weapons, Seoul warns

  • Seoul’s Defence Ministry warned the North that it would face an ‘overwhelming response’ from US and South Korea if it attempted to use nuclear weapons
  • Pyongyang last week passed a law allowing it to use such weapons if its leadership faces attack or to prevent an unspecified ‘catastrophic crisis’

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attends an event earlier this year marking the anniversary of the army’s founding. Photo: Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attends an event earlier this year marking the anniversary of the army’s founding. Photo: Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP
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