12 January 2021

Japan says 'no' to nuclear North Korea after Kim speech


Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Japan said it would "never accept" North Korea as a nuclear weapons state, after a statement from Kim Jong Un during the regime's Eighth Party Congress.Japan's chief cabinet secretary, Katsunobu Kato, said Tuesday at a regular press briefing that Tokyo rejects a nuclear North Korea. At the Party Congress last week, Kim had called for progress in Pyongyang's nuclear weapons buildup.AdvertisementThe North Korean leader had said last week a long-range missile capable of reaching [...]