North Korea says sanctions will accelerate nuclear programme

North Korea has warned that more sanctions and pressure will only make it accelerate its nuclear programme. In a strongly worded statement, the foreign ministry called a new round of restrictions imposed by the United Nations “the most vicious, unethical and inhumane act of hostility”. Meanwhile, the US and South Korea carried out joint military […]

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North Korea threat: Pyongyang directly criticizes China in rare move

North Korean state media criticized China directly Wednesday, saying its “reckless remarks” on the North’s nuclear program was testing its patience and could trigger unspecified “grave” consequences. A commentary released by the state-run Korean Central News Agency said that “a string of absurd and reckless remarks are now heard from China everyday only to render […]

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