North Korea tested a longer-range missile last weekend, which experts say was a significant advance for its weapons programme [Reuters]
Al Jazeera: North Korea vows to strengthen nuclear-strike ability
Pyongyang deputy ambassador to the UN says his country will strengthen and develop nuclear capability despite sanctions.
North Korea had vowed to rapidly strengthen its nuclear-strike capability as long as it faces a "hostile" US policy.
At the United Nations, North Korea's deputy ambassador, Kim In Ryong, said Pyongyang would never abandon its "nuclear deterrence for self-defense and pre-emptive strike capability" even if the US ratchets up sanctions and pressure "to the utmost."
North Korea tested a longer-range missile last weekend, which experts say was a significant advance for a weapons programme that aims at having a nuclear-tipped missile that can strike America.
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