North Korea tells UN forum its missile test was legitimate

By REUTERS
May 16, 2017 13:04
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GENEVA - North Korea's recent missile test-launch was a legitimate act of self-defense under international law and U. criticism of it a "wanton violation of the sovereignty and dignity of the DPRK, a North Korean diplomat told the UN Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday.

"The DPRK will bolster its self-defense capabilities as long as the United States continues its hostile policies towards the DPRK and imposes nuclear threats and makes blackmail," North Korean diplomat Ju Yong Choi said.


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