In case you didn’t know, North Korea has a YouTube page — one that it uses to spread its oft-times-curious messaging. The channel, launched in 2010, has more than 5,500 videos. Among them, there’s a new clip that features President Barack Obama with images of flames placed on top of him. American troops, too, are shown in seemingly engulfed in fire. And at the end of the bizarre video, there appears to be a nuclear bomb exploding — a reference to the nation’s continued nuclear testing.
These images flash upon the screen as dramatic and triumphant music plays in the background. The video, which was uploaded on Sunday, comes as North Korea is threatening South Korea with “final destruction” and after the nation recently conducted its third nuclear test.
Watch the video, below:
NKNews.org translated the text presented in the video from Korean into English, helping to further frame the imagery with the intended messages the East Asian country has for its own people and for Americans, alike. The full transcript reads:
North Korea has succeeded in proceeding with this nuclear test despite the United States’ increasingly unfair bully activities against North Korea. That United States that has no respect to others nor appreciation to equality…
It is not incorrect to state that the United States strong hostility policy and endless violence toward North Korea in the past 70 years has helped North Korea become one of the world’s strongest military power states.
Words spoken by the United States, a country that uses the law of jungle as the law of survival for fitness, is meaningless. As a result, North Korea’s high level nuclear test conducted against American imperialist invaders is a nuclear deterrent that protects our sovereignty.
Thus, the United States has practically guided North Korea towards nuclear testing and therefore needs to be considered as an American virtue.
North Korea’s third underground nuclear test! Let it be known once more that this is strictly our practical counter-measure for North’s safety and to protect its sovereignty from the aggressors. It is also a solemn warning that time is no longer on the side of the United States.
The people are watching. America should answer.
So, there you have it. North Korea isn’t happy with the U.S., so the country poured its resources into a odd video clip showcasing a reenactment — not actual footage — of the nuclear test the nation is so fervently praising.
(H/T: Business Insider)
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