North Korea calls itself a ‘responsible nuclear power’

SpaceWar.com reports: “North Korea’s permanent mission to the United Nations on Saturday called the isolated country a ‘responsible nuclear power.’

‘Today’s sobering reality is that the threat to international peace and security and the nuclear non-proliferation regime is being generated by the United States,’ the mission said in a statement published by North Korea’s Foreign Ministry.

North Korea said that the United States ‘unilaterally’ prioritizes the ‘narrow interests of itself and its allies’ on the U.N. Security Council and blasted the AUKUS alliance between the U.S., Britain and Australia announced in 2021.

One of the main provisions of the AUKUS alliance regards assisting Australia in acquiring nuclear-powered submarines. The deal has been criticized by scholars and politicians and described as an act of nuclear proliferation.

North Korea accused the U.S. of raising the level of military tension between the two countries to the highest level in 42 years and ‘to the point of nuclear war’ by establishing the bilateral Nuclear Consultative Group with South Korea…”

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