North Korea’s possession of nuclear weapons is a means of self-defense, said the foreign Minister of the DPRK ri Yong Ho, speaking at a session of the UN General Assembly. His words leads RIA Novosti.
“Our ultimate goal is to create a balance with the United States,” — said the Minister. “We have absolutely no intention to use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against countries that have not joined the military action by the US against the DPRK,” he said.
Lee Yong-Ho called his country “a responsible state possessing nuclear weapons.” “We will take preventive measures, ruthless preventive action, if the US and their vassals, allies will only sign surgery for the elimination of our leader or a military attack on the country”, — he stressed.
“Not yet true acts of international justice, the only workable philosophical principle that a force is necessary to respond to the power and nuclear weapons tyrants are nuclear hammer of justice,” said Lee Yong-Ho.
Speaking of sanctions, which were strengthened due to the continuation of North Korea’s missile and nuclear tests, the Minister said that Pyongyang will not change its position. “The United States imposed sanctions against North Korea from the very first day of its Foundation”, he said, adding that the DPRK is “under the most severe sanctions in the world”.
“A hopeless cause to believe that there is at least some chance that North Korea can be shocked at least an inch or change its position due to the strengthening of sanctions by hostile forces,” — said Lee Yong-Ho.
Earlier, the US air force bombers B-1B Lancer, escorted by fighters, flew in international airspace over the waters East of North Korea. The Pentagon said that thus was made “the demonstration of military capabilities available to the President Donald Trump”.
8 August, North Korea threatened to go on “physical actions” in response to the adoption by the UN security Council against new sanctions. After that, the Pentagon chief James Mattis threatened North Korea “with the death of the regime and the destruction of the people”. Trump, speaking to supporters in Alabama, said that will deal with North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN, whom he contemptuously called “little missile”.
The UN security Council had adopted against North Korea a number of sanctions for conducting nuclear and missile tests.