Kim Jong-un says giving up North Korea's nuclear weapons was his father's last wish

15:50 • 07.03.18



Kim Jong-un has revealed that giving up North Korea's nuclear weapons was his father's last wish, it has emerged.

The tyrant reportedly said his late father Kim Jong-Il had wanted de-nuclearisation across the
Korean Peninsula.

His comments were revealed by South Korean President Moon Jae-in's top security adviser, Chung Eui-yong, who returned home earlier today from a two-day trip to Pyongyang, reports the Daily Mail.

 

During the visit, the rogue state said it will not need to keep its nuclear weapons if military threats against it are resolved and it receives a “credible security guarantee”.


North Korea also expressed willingness to hold a 'candid dialogue' with the United States on de-nuclearisation and diplomacy, and pledged that it would freeze its nuclear and missile testing programme while such talks are underway.

The promise was made to a delegation of South Korean officials during the visit to Pyongyang where they held talks with the dictator.


This was welcomed by US President Donald Trump, who hailed it as a 'serious effort' and added that the US is 'ready to go hard' at potential talks.

 

Big step: Kim Jong Un,pictured meeting South Korean National Security Director Chung Eui-yong, in Pyongyang, has said he is ready to discuss de-nuclearization with the U.S.

Special guests: Kim Jong Un sits next to his wife Ri Sol-Ju, with his sister Kim Yo-Jong sat to the right of  one of the South Korean diplomats during a meal hosted by North Korea 

Promises: Kim Jong Un,  pictured during a meeting with members of South Korean delegation yesterday, said there would be no need for North Korea to keep its nuclear weapons arsenal 'if military threats against the country are resolved'

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets members of the special delegation of South Korea's President in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency





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