"With regard to our test for developing the conventional weapons, even the US President made a remark which in effect recognises the self-defensive
rights of a sovereign state, saying that it is a small missile test which a lot of countries do," Kwon said.
Even the US president made a remark which in effect recognizes the self-defensive
rights of a sovereign state, saying that it is a small missile test which a lot of countries do.
The foreign ministry in Pyongyang said Trump's comments effectively recognised the North's "self-defensive
rights" as a sovereign state to conduct "small" missile tests.
The draft of the resolution indicates that both the TRA and the Six Assurances have laid the foundations to US-Taiwan relations, reiterating that Washington should sell self-defensive
weapons to Taiwan on a regular basis as Taiwan is a key player in Washington's free and open Indo-Pacific strategy.
"The international community must condemn Hizbullah in the strongest terms and stand by Israel's self-defensive
measures," he continued.
and resilient to tampering and reverse-engineering on the client-side.
North Korea vowed Sunday to strengthen its self-defensive
nuclear deterrence, rejecting the new U.N.
North Korea's nuclear weapons are a self-defensive
deterrence not in contradiction of international law, its foreign ministry added.
"Should the United States and its followers try to enforce the naval blockade against our country, we will see it as an act of war and respond with merciless self-defensive
counter-measures, as we have warned repeatedly," Korean Central News Agency reported on Friday, citing a foreign ministry spokesperson.
General Assembly in September, Foreign Minister Ri defended his country's missile and nuclear programs as a "righteous self-defensive
measure" in the face of U.S.
The North Korean message that aggrieved Trump was released by the country's foreign ministry on Saturday and described Trump's 12-day tour of Asia as "a warmonger's trip for confrontation with our country, trying to remove our self-defensive
nuclear deterrent." The statement also criticised the "reckless remarks by an old lunatic like Trump will never scare us or stop our advance."
The US "is trying to use Pyongyang's legitimate self-defensive
measures as an excuse to strangle and completely suffocate it", the ministry noted.