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North Korea’s Kim vows to further bolster nuclear war deterrence: KCNA

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the conference of the Central Military Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea in this image released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 23, 2020. KCNA via REUTERS

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hosted a military meeting to discuss new policies to bolster the country’s nuclear capabilities, state media KCNA said on Sunday.

“Set forth at the meeting were new policies for further increasing the nuclear war deterrence of the country and putting the strategic armed forces on a high alert operation,” KCNA said.

Reporting by Hyonhee Shin; editing by Jonathan Oatis