The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is rattling nerves in South Korea — by threatening military motion 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 soon see the collapse of a “useless” inter-Korean liaison office environment at the border.
She mentioned North Korea’s armed service would identify how to retaliate for the activists’ propaganda leaflet campaign focusing on North Koreans.
“By working out my electric power authorized by the supreme chief, our occasion and the point out, I gave an instruction to the arms of the section in cost of the affairs with enemy to decisively carry out the up coming motion,” she reported in a statement carried by the North’s formal Korean Central Information Agency.
“If I fall a trace of our following strategy the (South Korean) authorities are nervous about, the proper to getting the next motion from the enemy will be entrusted to the Typical Personnel of our military,” she explained.
“Our military, as well, will determine a little something for cooling down our people’s resentment and certainly have out it, I imagine.”
Kim, the to start with vice division director of the ruling Workers’ Party’s Central Committee, has attained significant power above the years and was even rumored to be Kim Jong Un’s successor again in April when speculation swirled above the state of the ruler’s wellness.
The marriage amongst North and South Koreas has deteriorated in new months, with North Korean officials expressing annoyance in excess of stalled nuclear talks with the Trump administration — discussions supported by South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
With Post wires