North Korea threatens ‘sacred war’ using nuclear weapons

North Korea is ready for a “sacred war of justice” using the nuclear deterrent, its armed forces minister has said.

Kim Yong-chun said exercises conducted by South Korea near the border were a preparation for war with the North.

The drill is one of the largest in South Korea’s history, involving tanks, helicopters and fighter planes.

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