June 03, 2023

North Korea says US and ROK planning nuclear attack against Kim Jong Un

Foreign ministry statement comes as allies kick off joint drills with strategic bombers and jets around peninsula

North Korea has accused the U.S. and South Korea of scheming to eliminate the Kim family government with nuclear weapons, after the allies recently carried out “precision bombing drills” on responding to DPRK threats.

The foreign ministry statement published Sunday came a day before the allies kicked off preliminary drills for the large-scale Freedom Shield exercise next week, deploying strategic bombers and other assets across the peninsula.