Kim Jong Un Orders Expanding North Korean Nuclear Arsenal 'Exponentially:' Enemy 'Not Any State…But…'

Kim Jong Un, on Tuesday, urged his military to increase the production of weapons-grade nuclear material to ramp up its arsenal.

What Happened: The North Korean dictator emphasized the importance of being prepared to use these weapons whenever necessary against the "enemy," the state media KCNA reported.

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Kim made the comments as he visited North Korea’s nuclear weapons program for inspection and reviewed their new tactical nuclear weapons, technology for attaching warheads to ballistic missiles, and plans for nuclear counterattacks.

Kim was also briefed on an IT-based integrated nuclear weapon management system called Haekbangashoe — which means “nuclear trigger” — whose accuracy, reliability and security were verified during recent drills simulating a nuclear counterattack.

Kim ordered the production of weapons-grade materials in a “far-sighted way” to boost its nuclear arsenal and produce powerful weapons, KCNA said. Kim's instruction to ramp up the production of weapons-grade materials is "far-sighted" and aimed at “exponentially” expanding Pyongyang's nuclear arsenal, it added.

"The enemy…are not any state and specific group but war and nuclear disaster themselves…," Kim said.

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