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    North Korean envoy accuses US of tension on Korean Peninsula

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    Washington’s aggressive intervention threatens stability on the Korean Peninsula. This statement was made by Permanent Representative of the DPRK Kim Son at the session of the UN General Assembly on Monday, September 26.

    “The security situation on the Korean Peninsula has fallen into a vicious circle of tension and confrontation due to for the growing hostility of the United States and its satellites to the DPRK,” the diplomat emphasized.

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    Kim Son also noted that Washington’s position forced the North Korean government to adopt a new law on nuclear forces, which spells out the concept of automatic strike. In addition, the permanent representative added, Pyongyang will not recognize the UN Security Council resolutions with sanctions against the People’s Republic until “double standards, unfair treatment and arbitrariness of the United States are eliminated.”

    On September 8, North Korea passed a law declaring the country a responsible nuclear state. According to the document, the DPRK receives the right to deliver a preventive nuclear strike to the enemy in the event of a threat of attack.

    Among the conditions under which the DPRK is ready to use nuclear weapons, an attack by other states on the country’s leadership and command was named nuclear forces of the republic. Also, Pyongyang can use nuclear weapons if a nuclear attack is expected from another country or the use of other weapons of mass destruction against the DPRK, an attack on the country’s important strategic facilities.

    August 1, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said that the DPRK is preparing to conduct the seventh nuclear test. He called the country’s nuclear program illegal. Washington intends to achieve the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

    Pyongyang announced its withdrawal from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) in 1993. The state finally withdrew from it in January 2003. In September 2017, the DPRK announced the successful explosion of a hydrogen charge, and later announced the completion of the development of atomic weapons, proclaiming itself a nuclear power.

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