DPRK Government’s Statement Distributed as UN General Assembly and UNSC Official Document

The DPRK government’s statement, which exposes and condemns the illegality and barbarity of the UN Security Council’s “sanctions resolution” No. 2371 cooked up by the U.S. and other hostile forces upset by the DPRK’s measures for bolstering up the state nuclear force both in quality and quantity, was distributed as UN General Assembly and UNSC official document A/71/1011-S/2017/687 on Aug. 15.

DPRK Delegation Clarifies Its Stand at Geneva Disarmament Conference

The DPRK delegation clarified the following principled stand as regards the recent two successful test-launches of ICBM Hwasong-14 at the third session of the Geneva Disarmament Conference on August 9:

The DPRK’s access to the strongest nuclear force is a fair and legitimate measure for self-defense to protect the country’s sovereignty and the nation’s right to existence from the high-handed and arbitrary acts of the U.S. which has made it its business to pursue the policy of extreme hostility and pose nuclear threat to the DPRK for over half a century.

The successive test-launch of ICBM by the DPRK was a stern warning to the U.S. which wages reckless and perilous military provocation and despicable campaign of sanctions on the DPRK.

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