December 05, 2023

North Korea says will bolster nuclear deterrent, slams U.S. on war anniversary

5500-word report by DPRK foreign ministry says U.S. has left it no choice but to counter "nuclear with nuclear"

North Korea on Thursday committed to continue building up its "nuclear war deterrent" in the face of what it claimed was the U.S.'s hostile policy, in a statement released to mark 70 years since the outbreak of the Korean War.

A 5500-word report, published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) Institute for Disarmament and Peace, blamed the U.S. for the failure in DPRK-U.S. dialogue and "pushing" North Korea to "counter nuclear with nuclear."