The DPRK stated that it will be able to protect themselves from the US, only nuclear weapons
UN, 29 Jul — RIA Novosti. The people of the DPRK will be able to protect themselves from the US, only a nuclear weapon, the country will continue to work on technology development, said Deputy permanent representative of DPRK to the UN Kim In Ryong.
Representatives of North Korea rarely appear at meetings of the UN Security Council. Zampolpreda took part in the meeting on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. In his speech, Kim In Ryong said that “from the (former U.S. President Harry) Truman before (the current President of the USA Donald) trump the U.S. administration does not change the line to a pre-emptive nuclear strike at the DPRK”.
“The Korean people came to the conclusion after going through the ordeal that the only way to protect vital rights and sovereignty is to respond to nuclear weapons in the same way. Whatever others may say, whatever sanctions, pressure and military attacks are neither followed, we will not retreat from the construction of the nuclear forces that protect the country’s sovereignty and the right of Nations to exist,” said North Korean diplomat.
The DPRK, despite the sanctions of the UN security Council continues to conduct missile tests under the pretext of protecting against threats from the United States. Ballistic missiles the DPRK often fall in the exclusive economic zone of Japan only a few hundred kilometers from the coast. The last launch was conducted on June 9, when North Korea tested several anti-ship cruise missiles. The previous test took place on 29 may, was held the launch of a ballistic missile with a homing system to intercept enemy missiles.
The current leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN has consistently emphasized that the country will defend the independence and status of a nuclear state, as the increase in nuclear capacity is a necessary measure to protect it from the United States.