North Korea claims Darwin will be site of nuclear war

IMG_0179North Korea claims Darwin will be the site of a nuclear war, accusing the U.S. of using Australia to prepare for an attack on its territory. The accusations were published in Rodong Sinmun, a newspaper of the ruling Worker’s Party of North Korea that publishes state propaganda. Last week, 1,250 U.S. Marines arrived in Darwin for military training exercises with Australian and visiting Chinese forces. The newspaper claimed the U.S. was ‘fanatically, crazily trying to optimise its nuclear war readiness’ using the port city. ‘This is the largest scale U.S. military presence in Australia after the Second World War,’ the newspaper wrote on Monday. The state mouthpiece also slammed comments by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop advocating sanctions on the totalitarian regime and calling on it abandon its nuclear weapons program.’ Sinmun said Ms Bishop was ‘blindly and zealously toeing the U.S. line’ as she ‘spouted a string of rubbish against the DPRK over its entirely just steps for self-defence’….Read More