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July 20, 2024
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N. Korea will retain “nuclear science” following disarmament: foreign minister

In meeting with Iranian officials, Ri Yong Ho says DPRK needs safeguards against U.S. "hostility"

The DPRK will keep its nuclear knowledge even in the event of denuclearization, the country's foreign minister said on Thursday, insisting that it remained a safeguard against hostility by the U.S.

In comments made as part of a three-day visit to Iran this week and carried by the Mehr News Agency, Ri Yong Ho was quoted as saying that while Pyongyang would honor its commitments made in agreements with the U.S., it would retain its nuclear knowledge as a security measure.

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