Kim Jong-Un hails North Korea’s ‘blood-sealed ties’ with China

Kim Jong-Un hails North Korea’s ‘blood-sealed ties’ with China

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Supreme Leader of North Korea Kim Jong Un hailed his country’s “seal of blood” ties Xi Jinping-led China as it celebrated the 69th anniversary of the end of the 1950-53 Korean War.

What happened: According to KCNAWatch, a state-run media outlet, Kim said relations with China would evolve over generations.

On Thursday, the supreme leader of the isolated nation visited the Tower of Friendship in Pyongyang and paid tribute to the fallen Chinese soldiers who fought in the Korean War.

Kim said in his fiery speech that the “brilliant combat merits and heroic deeds of the Chinese People’s Volunteers (CPV) Officers and men apparently included in the history of the great victory in the Fatherland Liberation War would be immortal.

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North’s friendship with China, “sealed in blood and further cemented in every possible trial of history, would be carried on and developed from generation to generation along with the dynamic progress of the socialist cause,” Kim added.

Kim was accompanied by North Korea’s top officials, including Jo Yong-wonSecretary for Organizational Affairs of the Central Committee of the ruling party and Pak Jong ChonDeputy Chairman of the Central Military Commission.

Meanwhile, Kim has warned against it his country is ready to use nuclear weapons against the US and South Korea in a possible military conflict. “Our armed forces are fully prepared to respond to any crisis, and our country’s nuclear war deterrent is also ready to dutifully, accurately and quickly mobilize its absolute power according to its mission,” he said.

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