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You are safe if you don't join US action: N Korea tells states at UN forum

Tensions have soared between US and N Korea following a series of weapons tests by Pyongyang


North Korea warned countries at the United Nations on Monday in a statement: don’t join the United States in military action against the Asian state and you will be safe from retaliation. The caution was contained in a copy of North Korean Deputy UN Ambassador Kim In Ryong’s prepared remarks for a discussion on nuclear weapons by a UN General Assembly committee. However, Kim did not read that section out loud. “As long as one does not take part in the US military actions against the DPRK (North Korea), we have no intention to use or threaten to use nuclear ...

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First Published: Tue, October 17 2017. 08:07 IST