MOSCOW, January 1. /TASS/. The first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Frants Klintsevich welcomed the DPRK’s decision to send its athletes to the Olympics in South Korea, and to the call of the leader of the people’s Republic of Kim Jong-UN about the mass production of Intercontinental ballistic missiles, advised him to replace the nuclear button on a new year bottle of champagne.
The Senator believes the correct participation of North Korean athletes in the Olympics in South Korea. “I think that in this case will be in the full sense realized the motto of the modern Olympic movement: “O sport, you are peace!”, dubbed by its founder, Pierre de Coubertin,” Klintsevich told journalists on Monday.
“With regard to the DPRK’s nuclear program, Russia’s position remains unchanged: we strongly suggest its leader Kim Jong Ynu change on my Desk the nuclear button on a bottle of champagne, which will be particularly relevant in these days of Christmas”, – quotes the parliamentarian’s press service.
Earlier, the leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN called for the beginning of mass production of Intercontinental ballistic missiles. In a new year address broadcast by the Central television of the DPRK, he also said that Pyongyang is ready to send its national team to the winter Olympic games in February in South Korea’s Pyeongchang.