North Korea demands halt to joint military exercises amid more missile tests | Globalism
North Korea fired a missile into the Sea of Japan yesterday, with Pyongyang declaring nuclear weapons the “only viable deterrent” to an invasion of the United States.
The third launch came within a month, an hour before Pyongyang’s ambassador to the United Nations addressed the United Nations General Assembly in New York, saying that North Korea’s nuclear weapons were the only thing protecting it.
“The potential outbreak of a new war on the Korean Peninsula has not been contained because of the US mercy for the DPRK. [Democratic People’s Republic of Korea]Kim Sung said. “That’s because our country is developing a credible deterrent that can control hostile forces in an attempt at military invasion.”
He added: “If it is