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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.

Last Modified: 22 Jun 2013 08:32
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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.

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