Kim Jong-Un Says North Korea Will Work Toward Denuclearization
The North Korean leader spoke at the first congress of North Korea's Workers' Party since 1980.By Grant Suneson | May 8, 2016
North Korea has been in the news in recent months for testing missiles capable of carrying nuclear weapons. But on Sunday, Kim Jong-un said the country will work to denuclearize the world and even renew ties with enemy countries.
At the first congress of North Korea's Workers' Party since 1980, Kim said Pyongyang "will faithfully fulfill its obligation for non-proliferation and strive for global denuclearization."
But that statement seems at odds with the country's military agenda. Its aggressive missile testing has concerned both South Korea and the U.S.