Kim seeks "exponential increase" of N. Korea's nuclear arsenal

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called for an "exponential increase" of the country's nuclear arsenal, highlighting the need to mass-produce tactical nuclear weapons, as well as development of a new intercontinental ballistic missile system, the official Korean Central News Agency said Sunday. During a six-day meeting of North Korea's ruling party that was held through Saturday, Kim criticized the United States for "working hard to establish a new military bloc like (an) Asian version of NATO" by deepening cooperation with South Korea and Japan "on a full scale," KCNA said. He also denounc...

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