The spokesman for the Institute of American Studies, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the DPRK, gave the following answer to a question raised by KCNA on Friday in connection with the fact that the Trump Administration is publicizing through the media the “possibility of redeploying tactical nuclear weapons” into south Korea and developing up-to-date miniaturized nuclear bomb.
Recently, NBC and other American press reported that the Trump administration is currently examining various plans of developing up-to-date miniaturized nuclear bomb of low intensity to deal with nuclear threats posed by countries like the DPRK and Russia, and it will not rule out the option of redeploying tactical nuclear weapons into south Korea in case the south Korean “government” so requests.
The fact that the deliberate leakage of the information about tactical nuclear weapons by the Trump administration coincides with its moves to impose heinous sanctions, pressure and military threat on the DPRK, raises the alarm about the intention of the U.S. to unleash an actual nuclear war in the Korean peninsula.
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Recently the south Korean authorities made public “the 5-year Plan for Governing the State Affairs” and referred to what it called “DPRK’s abandonment of nuclear weapons”.
South Korean authorities included in this so called “Plan” to “make out ‘a roadmap to build peace mechanism on the Korean peninsula’ by this year with its conceived target to make the north give up its nuclear weapons by 2020.”
The so called “roadmap” is all the more preposterous as it was drawn being ignorant of current position let alone the four cardinal points of the compass; north, south, east and west.
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It is the common aspiration and desire of humankind to live in freedom and happiness in a peaceful world with no nuclear weapons and nuclear war.
Today, due to the U.S. and its vassal forces, the danger of nuclear war is increasing in the Korean peninsula and various regions of the world and national sovereignty and the right to existence are severely threatened and violated. The prevailing reality today demands that all peace-loving forces make joint efforts to fight against the high-handedness and arbitrariness, nuclear threat and nuclear war provocations of the imperialists in their attempt to threaten the humankind and dominate the world with nukes.
Amidst such aspirations and expectations of the humankind, UN conference for negotiating the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons was held twice this year and its Treaty was formally adopted on July 7.
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On the occasion of the 105th birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung, the Institute for Disarmament and Peace of the DPRK Foreign Ministry on Saturday announced a memorial report that summarizes his contributions to the creation of international environment favorable for Korea’s reunification.
Referring to the fact that President Kim Il Sung had worked hard to strengthen the international support and solidarity with the DPRK’s line of national reunification, the report said: The great leader Comrade Kim Il Sung advanced the most fair and reasonable line and policies for national reunification and made energetic efforts to strengthen international support and solidarity with them.
The three charters for national reunification set forth by him are fair and reasonable ones that are acceptable and agreeable to anyone.
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