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North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un welcomes New Year with threat, says he has ‘nuclear launch button’ on his desk

“The Nuclear Button Is Always On My Table. This Is Not Blackmail But Reality,' Said Kim, Reiterating His Claims That North Korea Was A Nuclear State.

PTI | Updated on: 01 Jan 2018, 02:01:40 PM
N Korean leader says nuclear launch button on his desk (Source-IANS)

Seoul :

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said he was always within reach of the nuclear button in a defiant New Year message after months of escalating tensions over his country’s weapons programme.

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“The nuclear button is always on my table. This is not blackmail but reality,” said Kim, reiterating his claims that North Korea was a nuclear state. 

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First Published : 01 Jan 2018, 08:07:13 AM

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