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N. Korea ‘not planning’ negotiations over nuclear weapons

Foreign ministry official says keeping nuclear weapons a matter of 'life and death'

North Korea is not planning any negotiations over its nuclear program with the U.S., a DPRK foreign ministry official said in Moscow on Friday.

Speaking at the at the 2017 Non-proliferation Conference in Moscow, Choe Son Hui, director-general of the North American Department of North Korea’s Foreign Ministry said the DPRK's ultimate goal is a power balance with the United States.