North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said he was always within reach of the nuclear button in a defiant New Year message today after months of escalating tensions over his country's weapons programme.
The tests have led to more global sanctions and pressure on the North to end its nuclear expansion.
The aggressive tests have led to more worldwide sanctions and pressure on North Korea amid concerns that the window for stopping or rolling back its nuclear program is closing rapidly.
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But in a rare move the dictator tempered his bellicose rhetoric with the suggestion he may send a North Korean delegation to the Winter Olympics when they are held in South Korea. He also said that "as long as there's no aggression against" North Korea, it does "not intend to use nuclear powers".
The president vowed to destroy North Korea if the country continued to threaten the USA, speaking during his maiden speech at the United Nations earlier this year.
"Do not expect any change in its policy", the report read.
"The DPRK, as a responsible nuclear weapons state, will lead the trend of history to the only road of independence", it added, referring to North Korea by its official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.