NK says 3.5 mln asked to join military to fight against US

Postado Agosto 13, 2017

USA spooks confirmed Kim Jong-un can now miniaturise nuclear warheads for use on his ICBMs, and the island is well within range of his missiles. "He conducted two in July, so it wouldn't surprise me if there was another missile test", Pompeo said to Fox News on Sunday.

Over the past few days, the USA and North Korea have gotten into a fiery rhetoric, threatening to take military action against one another.

North Korea already has one of the largest militaries in the world with just over 1.1 million people in the active army as well as millions more in the reserves and paramilitary.

The US is against North Korea's nuclear weapons but Pyongyang says it will not give up on its nuclear deterrence unless Washington ends its hostile policy toward the country and dissolves the US-led United Nations command in South Korea.

President Trump wrote on Twitter on Friday that U.S.

President Trump has also insisted that "nobody loves a peaceful solution better than President Trump".

"All the people are rising up across the country to retaliate against the United States thousands of times", said a report published by the North's Rodong Sinmun newspaper the RT cited on Saturday.

Rodong Sinmun, the country's propaganda rag, said workers, party members and soldiers volunteered to join or re-join the military as tensions escalate with America.

On Aug. 5, the UNSC voted unanimously for fresh sanctions on North Korea following two tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles in July, prompting Pyongyang to warn of a "stern action of justice" against the US and a missile strike around the USA territory of Guam.

A rally was held on the streets of Pyongyang, North Korea's capital, on Wednesday (9 August) to show support to the Kim regime.

North Korea warned foreign diplomats to leave Pyongyang in 2013 when it suspended work at a joint inter-Korean industrial park and threatened missile strikes on U.S. Pacific bases, notably in Guam and Hawaii.