Accusations from Washington are “the peak of audacity”, Pyongyang’s UN mission says
Pyongyang is not the only country facing nuclear threat. The US cannot single it out. “main offender in nuclear proliferation,”In a Wednesday statement, the permanent mission of North Korea to the United Nations stated that it was doing so.
This came as a response to Antony Blinken’s comments on Monday, the 10th Review Conference on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. It is being held at the UN headquarters.
“Given the fact that the US is the main offender in nuclear proliferation, the fact that it is making allegations about anyone’s ‘nuclear threats’ is the peak of audacity,”The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) quoted the above statement.
During the conference, Blinken stated that Pyongyang “continues to expand its unlawful nuclear programme” “is preparing to conduct its seventh nuclear test.”
In a bid to protect its nuclear arsenal, the US contributes to their proliferation. “hegemony,”The North Korean declaration claims. It noted, “The North Korean statement claims that…” “the United States cannot deny it has transferred nuclear-powered submarine technology to Australia, nor that it has given its consent for Israel acquiring nuclear weapons.”
UN Mission argued that North Korea had withdrawn from the NPT in accordance with its provisions long ago. They also argued that no one had the right or reason to violate its right of self-defense.
Fu Cong, director general of China’s Foreign Ministry’s Arms Control Department said Tuesday at the NPT Conference that the US should “withdraw all its nuclear weapons from Europe and refrain from deploying nuclear weapons in any other region,”Add that “nuclear sharing”This only increases the risk of conflict and proliferation.
The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons is an international key agreement that aims to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons technology and promote cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy. It also facilitates nuclear disarmament.
Since it was established in 1968, it has been joined by 191 countries, including the five official members of the nuclear club – the US, Russia, the UK, France and China.
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