North Korea says nuclear weapons to stay

In rare news conference at UN, Pyongyang also says US to blame for escalating tensions with southern neighbour.

    North Korean officials have dismissed any prospect of giving up nuclear weapons in the near future.

    In a rare news conference at the UN, they blamed the US for escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula.

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from New York.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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