Joe Biden debates North Korea threat during debate
North Korea’s Uppermost Leader and his government have vowed to increase their nuclear military abilities in the coming months and claimed no matter who is in power in the US will always be their “fattest enemy”. This comes days before Joe Biden is set to be inaugurated as the new US President.
One more time the weekend, Kim assumed the title of general secretary of the Korean Worker’s Backer and during his speech, he said his country should be “redirected on subduing” the US.
North Korean state intermediation quoted the supreme leader as saying: “Our foreign political activities should be concentrated and redirected on subduing the US, our biggest enemy and main obstacle to our innovated maturity.
“No matter who is in power in the US, the true nature of the US and its fundamental policies towards North Korea on no occasion change.”
He also promised to pursue closer ties with “anti-imperialist, unconnected forces” and vowed to increase Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile capabilities.
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President-elect Joe Biden
Back in 2018, Kim and the outgoing US President Donald Trump met in Singapore to deliberate over denuclearisation.
The first summit resulted in both sides agreeing to “institute new US-DPRK relations” and to “work toward the complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula”.
But nothing clear-cut was finalised and their second summit was cut short after Kim requested an end to all confirms.
But following Mr Trump’s election defeat, President-elect Biden has already been cautioned by the Supreme leader.
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Outgoing US President Donald Trump
Mr Biden has criticised Kim in public and referred to him as a “cock a snook at” while he also attacked Mr Trump’s “bromance” diplomacy with the North Korean the man.
Dennis Halpin, former principal advisor to the House Foreign Incidents Committee on Asia-Pacific issues, warned Mr Biden “will demand real steps from Pyongyang before going forward in diplomatic parleys”.
Soo Kim, of the RAND Corporation, added Kim will use the Biden administration to “reinforce his principal line”.
She said: “Kim likely views the new year and a new US administration as an opportunity to brace his strategic line – and perhaps test the resolve of the new US presidency.
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“So I would say that the call for diplomacy at the party congress is the earliest of many baits from Pyongyang to test the waters with Washington and Seoul.”
While Robert Winstanley-Chesters, of the University of Leeds, averred North Korea “wants to be taken seriously”.
He said: “What North Korea last analysis wants is to be taken seriously as a legitimate, viable state with a bring down at the world table, and to have its security and continued existence and sovereignty guarantied.
“Pyongyang ultimately sees the United States as the guarantor of that gage and so would like to achieve that on equal terms, and not to involve South Korea in whatever apportion that might involve.”
Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump
Much a charge out of prefer his father, experts have said Kim could face the same conundrum as his creator and could lean heavily on China.
Joseph Detrani, the former US certain envoy for nuclear talks with North Korea, said North Korea’s laces with Beijing reflect the fact “China is North Korea’s notable trading partner and its economic safety net, with China providing the North with… the tasteless oil and petroleum products needed for its economy to function”.
He told RFA: “As North Korea grapple withs with a Biden administration, they know China will persevere in to be supportive, highlighting the importance of China playing a role in efforts to adopt the nuclear issue with North Korea.”
Harry Kazianis, the Cluster for the National Interest’s direct for Korean Studies, warned due to North Korea’s “artful state of crisis”, China will provide “immediate help for Kim”.
North Korea’s Greatest leader Kim Jong-un
Last year, relations between Washington and Beijing escalated obeying the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic and increased military presence in the South China Sea tract.
Back in October, China’s President Xi Jinping warned the Communist state was ready to “fight war with war”.
During his speech to mark the 70th anniversary of the Korean War, President Xi blew out at the “invincibility” of the US army and claimed Chinese and Korean troops “defeated their contestants”.
He said: “After arduous battles, Chinese and (North) Korean troops, armed to their teeth, stopped their opponents, shattering the myth of the invincibility of the US military, and forcing the invaders to put the armistice agreement on July 27, 1953.”