By Theodore Shoebat
Kim Jong Un, the leader of North Korea, has expressed desires to make peace with South Korea. As we read in one report from CNN:
In his address, Kim called for peace on the Korean peninsula. “North and South must work together to alleviate the tensions and work together as a people of the same heritage to find peace and stability,” Kim said, according to a CNN translation of his speech.
He added that North Korean representatives should start talks with their South Korean counterparts “as soon as possible” to discuss sending a delegation to the 2018 Winter Games.Kim went on to wish South Korea success in hosting the upcoming Olympics and said the event would be a “good chance” to show the greatness of the Korean people.The South Korean presidential spokesman agreed.“If the PyeongChang Olympics can be successfully held as peace Olympics, it will make contributions to the peace and harmony of the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia, as well as to the world,” Park said.But Kim ratcheted up his warnings to the US. “The entire mainland of the US is within the range of our nuclear weapons and the nuclear button is always on the desk of my office. They should accurately be aware that this is not a threat but a reality,” Kim said.“No matter how much America wants to attack us with their military might and nuclear power, they know that now we possess such great nuclear power and therefore they will not dare,” he continued, adding that his country’s greatest achievement of 2017 was the “historic accomplishment of completing our nuclear capabilities.”
Putting all of Un’s anti-America rhetoric aside, could this be a sign that North and South Korea want to unite Japan? Its quite possible, since North Korea hates Japan more than anyone else.