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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
North Korean UN Envoy Warns of Possible Nuclear War
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
The danger of Washington launching it is real, not Pyongyang. Trump's rage for warmaking threatens everyone.
Addressing the General Assembly's disarmament committee on Monday, DPRK UN envoy Kim In-ryong said things "reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment."
North Korea is the world's only country facing "an extreme and direct nuclear threat" from America, he explained, adding his nation has the right to possess nuclear weapons for self-defense.
He condemned provocative US military exercises near its territory, jointly with South Korea and/or Japan, using "nuclear assets," he claimed – highlighting the danger of Washington perhaps staging a "secret operation aimed at the removal of our supreme leadership."
Pyongyang completed its "nuclear fo
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