North Korea ending nuclear test moratoriums: Kim

North Korea ending nuclear test moratoriums: Kim

"There is no ground for us to get unilaterally bound to the commitment any longer," the official KCNA news agency cited him telling ruling party officials. Photo/Reuters

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared that Pyongyang is abandoning its moratoriums on nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile tests, state media reported Wednesday.

"There is no ground for us to get unilaterally bound to the commitment any longer," the official KCNA news agency cited him telling ruling party officials.

"The world will witness a new strategic weapon to be possessed by the DPRK in the near future," it cited him as saying.

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