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North Korea’s Kim accelerates production to shore up nuclear force, KCNA says – Times of India

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered accelerated production to strengthen the country's nuclear force more rapidly, on the same day he oversaw a test of tactical ballistic missiles with new guidance technology, state media KCNA said on Saturday. While visiting an arms factory on Friday, Kim made the production order to bolster nuclear war deterrence, KCNA said.This way, the enemy would be afraid of North Korea's nuclear combat posture, Kim added. North Korea fired a number of short-range ballistic missiles towards the sea off its east coast on Friday, South Korea's military had said. Kim expressed satisfaction at the successful test, KCNA said. Friday's launches came a day after the US and South Korea conducted joint drills with stealth fighter jets simulating air combat. !(fu...
Business

In Latest Gaffe, US President Joe Biden Calls Kim Jong Un ‘South Korean President’

During a campaign reception in Portola Valley, Calif, US President Joe Biden made a notable slip-up by mistakenly referring to North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un as the president of South Korea. This latest gaffe occurred as Biden criticised his 2024 opponent, former President Donald Trump, for his close ties with the North Korean leader. The president said “We’ll never forget his love letters for the South Korean President Kim Jong Un or his admiration for Putin — what a great leader Putin is," as quoted by the White House transcript of the speech. Just over a year ago, Biden hosted South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol at the White House for a grand state dinner, and the two leaders also spent time together during a summit at Camp David. ALSO READ: 'Can...