PYONGYANG — North Korea needs a capable atomic deterrence to counter US hostility and threats, the foreign ministry was quoted by the state news agency KCNA as saying on Tuesday.
“The US continued pursuance of extreme hostile policy and nuclear threat and blackmail against the DPRK will only make the latter make drastic progress in bolstering nuclear attack capabilities,” KCNA quoted a ministry spokesman as saying.
It said the ministry was responding to what it described as Washington`s ramping up of pressure against North Korea following its test on Saturday of submarine-launched ballistic missile.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.