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North Korea leader orders nuclear arsenal on standby: KCNA

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 06:56

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said the country's nuclear weapons must be ready for use "any time," in an expected ramping up of bellicose rhetoric following the UN Security Council's adoption of tough new sanctions on Pyongyang.

[SEOUL] North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said the country's nuclear weapons must be ready for use "any time," in an expected ramping up of bellicose rhetoric following the UN Security Council's adoption of tough new sanctions on Pyongyang.

"We must always be ready to fire our nuclear warheads at any time," Kim was quoted as saying by the North's official KCNA news agency on Friday.

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