The powerful and influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has criticized South Korean President Moon Jae-in for remarks he made while observing a test of Seoul's first submarine-launched ballistic missile.
Moon said on Wednesday that South Korea's missile capabilities will serve as a "sure deterrence" against provocations by the North, just hours after Pyongyang launched two short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea.
In response, Kim Yo-jong threatened a "complete destruction" of bilateral relations.
She added that the regime is developing its military capabilities for self-defense, without targeting a specific country.
Strained ties between the two Koreas were further aggravated last month as North Korea again slammed Seoul and Washington for holding joint military drills on the Korean Peninsula.
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