Arabic and International Saturday, 12 August 2017
North Korea has announced that some 3.5 million of its citizens have expressed willingness to volunteer to join the armed forces in order to deal with the new UN sanctions against Pyongyang and the United States.
The volunteers, workers and officials of the ruling party and retired military personnel, confirmed that they were ready to join or rejoin the Korean People's Army (KPA) following the publication by the Korean Central News Agency (KPA) on Monday of a statement strongly condemning the sanctions, the official Rodong Sinmun newspaper reported Saturday. Which was unanimously endorsed by the Security Council.
It is worth noting that the already complex situation around North Korea is about to trigger an armed conflict against the backdrop of the exchange of firearm threats between Pyongyang and Washington at a time when North Korea has made remarkable progress in developing its ballistic missile program, allowing its authorities to declare that it possesses missiles Able to target the United States.