Russia says N. Korea actions cut chance of nuclear talks

By REUTERS
April 4, 2013 15:39

 
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MOSCOW - Russia said on Thursday that North Korea's disregard for UN restrictions was unacceptable and that its decision to pursue a nuclear program radically limited the chances of resuming stalled six-party nuclear talks.

Pyongyang formally rejected a UN Security Council resolution on March 9 that demanded an end to its nuclear arms program, signalling it would defy international sanctions and pursue its goal of becoming a full-fledged nuclear weapons power.

"We have taken notice of the March decision ... to further enhance the status of a country possessing nuclear arms for the purposes of self-defense," Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich told a briefing.

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