1. North Korea says US must recognise it as nuke weapons state: KCNA

North Korea says US must recognise it as nuke weapons state: KCNA

North Korea demanded today that the United States recognise it as a "legitimate nuclear weapons state" following its fifth and largest atomic test.

By: | Seoul | Published: September 11, 2016 4:56 PM
“(President Barack) Obama is trying hard to deny the DPRK’s (North Korea’s) strategic position as a legitimate nuclear weapons state but it is as foolish an act as trying to eclipse the sun with a palm,” said a foreign ministry spokesman quoted by the official KNCA news agency. (Source: Reuters)

North Korea demanded today that the United States recognise it as a “legitimate nuclear weapons state” following its fifth and largest atomic test.

“(President Barack) Obama is trying hard to deny the DPRK’s (North Korea’s) strategic position as a legitimate nuclear weapons state but it is as foolish an act as trying to eclipse the sun with a palm,” said a foreign ministry spokesman quoted by the official KNCA news agency.

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