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S. Korea's NSC condemns N. Korea's missile launch 'provocation'

Korea Times 25 Sep 2022
... after Pyongyang fired the short-range ballistic missile into the East Sea ... The NSC also took note of the North's missile launch because it was the first test-firing since Pyongyang adopted a law that enshrines its readiness to launch preventive nuclear strikes earlier this month.
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US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea for joint drills

The Associated Press 23 Sep 2022
attempts to tighten sanctions on Pyongyang ... The latest was a law passed by Pyongyang’s rubber-stamp parliament this month that further enshrined the country’s status as a nuclear power and authorized the preemptive use of nuclear weapons over a broad range of scenarios where its leadership comes under threat.
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US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea as warning to North Korea

The Times of India 23 Sep 2022
That year, the allies scaled back many of their joint military activities amid diplomatic efforts to engage with North Korea, but those talks have since stalled and Pyongyang this month unveiled an updated law codifying its right to conduct first-use nuclear strikes if necessary to protect itself.
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US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea as warning to North 

Hong Kong Standard 23 Sep 2022
That year, the allies scaled back many of their joint military activities amid diplomatic efforts to engage with North Korea, but those talks have since stalled and Pyongyang this month unveiled an updated law codifying its right to conduct first-use nuclear strikes if necessary to protect itself. .
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Blinken highlights importance of trilateral cooperation with S. Korea, Japan

Korea Times 23 Sep 2022
North Korea said earlier this month that its parliament legislated a new law that allows Pyongyang to launch an "automatic nuclear strike" when the country is attacked ... The Audacious Initiative refers to a recent proposal by Seoul to launch economic aid programs for the impoverished North as long as Pyongyang shows its commitment to denuclearize ... .
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Japan, U.S., S. Korea oppose change of status quo amid Taiwan tension

Kyodo 23 Sep 2022
(From L) U.S ... 22, 2022 ... They also expressed their "serious concern" over what they view as North Korea's "escalatory and destabilizing" messaging related to nuclear weapons use, according to a joint statement issued after the meeting, citing the recent adoption of a new law by Pyongyang authorizing the launch of pre-emptive nuclear strikes ... threat.
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USS Ronald Reagan arrives in Busan as warning to North Korea

Korea Times 23 Sep 2022
USS Ronald Reagan is escorted as it arrives in Busan, Friday ... Pyongyang's threat reached a new level earlier this month when it passed a law enshrining the right to "automatically" use preemptive nuclear weapons to protect its regime ... After North Korea announced the new nuclear law and declared that it will never give up its nuclear arsenal, the U.S.
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North Korea denies sending arms to Russia amid Ukraine war

Federal News Radio 22 Sep 2022
attempts to tighten sanctions on Pyongyang ... The latest was a law passed by Pyongyang’s rubber-stamp parliament this month that further enshrined the country’s status as a nuclear power and authorized the preemptive use of nuclear weapons over a broad range of scenarios where its leadership comes under threat.
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No arms sent to Russia for invasion – North Korea

The Manila Times 22 Sep 2022
Pyongyang has ... The latest was a law passed by Pyongyang's rubber-stamp parliament this month that further enshrined the country's status as a nuclear power and authorized the preemptive use of nuclear weapons over a broad range of scenarios where its leadership comes under threat.
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Nuclear shift: North Korean nuke law reflects global trend

Raw Story 22 Sep 2022
It is not just Putin that Pyongyang is responding to ... "We should not equate Pyongyang's latest move as an irrational decision or Kim being unpredictable ... Seoul and Washington have roundly condemned North Korea's new law, saying any attempt by Pyongyang to use nuclear weapons would be met with an "overwhelming and decisive" response.
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North Korea denies exporting arms to Russia

Press TV 22 Sep 2022
The North Korean official emphasized that the import and export of military equipment was a “lawful right peculiar to a sovereign state” but that no transfer of weaponry had taken place between Pyongyang and Moscow ... Pyongyang has never recognized the “unlawful” UN sanctions, however.
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North Korea denies sending arms to Russia, tells US to ‘keep its mouth shut’

Hindustan Times 22 Sep 2022
attempts to tighten sanctions on Pyongyang ... The latest was a law passed by Pyongyang’s rubber-stamp parliament this month that further enshrined the country’s status as a nuclear power and authorized the preemptive use of nuclear weapons over a broad range of scenarios where its leadership comes under threat.
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N Korea denies sending weapons to Russia, tells US to ‘shut up’

Al Jazeera 22 Sep 2022
In a statement released by the Korean Central News Agency on Thursday, an unnamed North Korean defence official said the United States and other hostile forces were “spreading a ‘rumour of arms’ dealings” between Pyongyang and Moscow ... The official stressed that Pyongyang has never ...
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Japan PM says willing to meet North Korean leader over nuclear programme

Straits Times 21 Sep 2022
September 21, 2022 9.55 AM Call comes after Pyongyang passed a law allowing preventive nuclear strikes ....
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US says it offered North Korea dialogue in July but gets no response so far

Anadolu Agency 20 Sep 2022
The US special envoy for North Korea revealed on Tuesday that Washington made another offer for dialogue with Pyongyang in July, but that no response yet had been received ... 9, the White House also said the US is seeking to restart diplomatic talks with North Korea after Pyongyang passed a new law that raises the specter of a nuclear confrontation.

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