North Korean ambassador to the UK Hyon Hak-Bong
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North Korea ambassador: 'Fight nukes with nukes'

The North Korean ambassador to the UK has told the BBC that his country was forced to develop nuclear weapons.

Speaking to diplomatic and defence correspondent Jonathan Marcus, Hyon Hak-Bong said that North Korea was prepared for a possible attack from the United States, and confirmed that his country would counter-attack in the event of "buttons being pressed".

  • 01 Apr 2016
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