N Korea ends peace pact

North Korea has said it will end its non-aggression pact with South Korea. The country is reiterating past threats of a nuclear strike on the US.

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North Korea ends non-agression pact with South Korea

North Korea has said it will end its non-aggression pact with South Korea.

The country is also reiterating past threats of a nuclear strike on the US over a United Nations vote to impose more sanctions for North Korea's third nuclear test.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (front 4th R) speaks with senior military officials at an undisclosed location Credit: Reuters

The country warned it would retaliate with "crushing strikes" if enemies intruded on its territory.

Officials said it would void past clear disarmament statements between North and South Korea.

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