North korea threatened on Thursday to use nuclear weapons against Japan, and stepping up the tensions in the region after the united nations tightened sanctions against north Korea.
It reports the Bloomberg News and Reuters.
”Japan needs no longer exist near us. The four islands of the archipelago should be lowered in the sea of Juches bomb (north korea’s supporting ideology)”, stated the state news agency with reference to a statement from the Korea Asia-Pacific Peace Committee.
According to Reuters , the united states could turn into the ”ash and darkness,” for they support the UN sanctions after the latest kärnvapentestet.
Japan’s chefskaminettsekreterare Yoshihide Suga called the comments ”extremely inflammatory”.
”If north Korea holds firm to its course, they will be increasingly isolated from the world,” he said.
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