May 20, 2024

Kim Jong Un inspects model of Seoul, says military ready for full mobilization

North Korean leader warns ‘enemies’ during visit to military university, a day after ROK parliamentary elections

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned that his military is ready for “full mobilization” to “completely annihilate” the country's enemies if provoked, according to state media on Thursday, a day after parliamentary elections in South Korea.

The remarks came during a visit to the Kim Jong Il University of Military and Politics the previous day. Photos showed the leader inspecting a large replica of Seoul and maps of U.S.-ROK airbases in South Korea, sending an implicit message about the DPRK’s military readiness to newly elected ROK lawmakers.

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