A North Korean MP in Brussels on October 10 defended his country’s apparent nuclear test as a defensive measure against the United States which he said was threatening North Korean security. “We have to take measures to have nuclear deterrents against the Americans,” North Korean parliamentarian Ri Jong Hyok said at a meeting with members of the European Parliament. According to parliament officials, Ri claimed that his country had been under pressures from the US for more than 60 years, which h...

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