Wed, Sep 29, 2004 - Page 5 News List

North Korea says it used nuclear fuel for weapons

SELF-DEFENSE The vice foreign minister told the UN that Pyongyang had been forced to acquire a nuclear deterrent because of increasingly threatening US policies

AP , UNITED NATIONS

He also accused President George W. Bush's administration of being "dead set against" reconciliation between North and South Korea, and of adopting an "extremely undisguised ... hostile policy" toward the country after it came to power in early 2001.

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