The influential sister of North Korean chief Kim Jong Un is rattling nerves in South Korea — by threatening army action and accusing activists of sending anti-Pyongyang pamphlets throughout the border.
Kim Yo Jong on Saturday described South Korea as “the enemy” and warned the state would shortly see the collapse of a “useless” inter-Korean liaison place of work at the border.
She claimed North Korea’s military services would determine how to retaliate for the activists’ propaganda leaflet campaign targeting North Koreans.
“By exercising my electric power licensed by the supreme leader, our bash and the state, I gave an instruction to the arms of the department in charge of the affairs with enemy to decisively have out the future motion,” she claimed in a statement carried by the North’s formal Korean Central News Company.
“If I drop a hint of our next prepare the (South Korean) authorities are nervous about, the right to getting the up coming motion in opposition to the enemy will be entrusted to the Basic Employees of our army,” she said.
“Our military, much too, will ascertain a little something for cooling down our people’s resentment and definitely have out it, I think.”
Kim, the very first vice division director of the ruling Workers’ Party’s Central Committee, has obtained sizeable electrical power in excess of the many years and was even rumored to be Kim Jong Un’s successor back again in April when speculation swirled above the state of the ruler’s health.
The connection among North and South Koreas has deteriorated in latest months, with North Korean officers expressing frustration above stalled nuclear talks with the Trump administration — discussions supported by South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
With Post wires