More than three million citizens of the DPRK decided to voluntarily join the army

More than three million citizens of the DPRK decided to voluntarily join the army

TOKYO, 12 Aug — RIA Novosti, Yekaterina Plyasunova. Central North Korean newspaper “Rodong Sinmun” reported that nearly 3.5 million people have submitted applications for membership or reinstatement in the armed forces of the DPRK on the background of confrontation between Pyongyang and Washington, following approval of a new resolution of the UN security Council.


According to the newspaper, three days applied 3,475 million people, in particular students, workers and retired military personnel.

“People are rising throughout the country in order to give tenfold back USA. Only 9 of August in the same province North Hwanghae province about 89 thousand young people applied to join the army”, — stated in the message.

In early August, the UN security Council unanimously adopted a new resolution on North Korea, which tightens sanctions against the country. According to estimates of the United States, which proposed the resolution, the full implementation of these limits will reduce to a third of annual foreign exchange earnings in Pyongyang, components now about three billion dollars. The US refused to record in resolutions of the UN security Council rejection of attempts at regime change in the DPRK.

The DPRK, despite the sanctions of the UN security Council continues to conduct missile tests under the guise of protecting the United States. This week, Pyongyang and Washington exchanged a number of threats. The Central Telegraph Agency of Korea (KCNA) reported that North Korean military is studying the possibility of a missile attack on the United States military facilities on the island of GUAM in the Western Pacific ocean. President Donald trump has threatened North Korea with “fire and fury” if North Korea is the real threat to the United States. Trump said that if the North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN “do something with GUAM, North Korea will happen such an event, which no one has ever seen”.

On the island of GUAM is an American air base Andersen naval base APRA Harbor.