Nuclear state

North Korea urges shift from US, Seoul says it has Donald Trump's support

North Korea on Thursday warned the incoming Donald Trump administration will have to acknowledge it as a nuclear state, as the South said the maverick billionaire had pledged to protect it.

Nov 10, 2016, 16:20 PM IST
North Korea will use nuclear weapons only if attacked: Kim Jong-Un

North Korea will use nuclear weapons only if attacked: Kim Jong-Un

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un told a rare ruling party congress that his country was a "responsible" nuclear weapons state, with a no first-use policy and a commitment to non-proliferation, state media reported Sunday.

May 08, 2016, 13:19 PM IST

Pakistan is responsible nuclear state: Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan is a responsible and peaceful nuclear power but will protect its sovereignty and security at all cost, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Monday amid border tensions with India.

Sep 06, 2015, 23:58 PM IST

Iran already a nuclear state, claims Ahmadinejad

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has declared that his country is a nuclear power and should be treated as such.

Feb 07, 2013, 12:38 PM IST

Iran is now a nuclear state: Ahmadinejad

President said Iran has achieved nuclear know-how for energy purposes.

Dec 30, 2010, 09:24 AM IST

Pak is a nuclear state, hence has responsibilities: US

Acknowledging Pakistan as a "nuclear state", the Obama administration today said that the country has "enormous responsibilities" within the community of nations that have such weapons.

Dec 05, 2009, 09:18 AM IST

N Korea seeks recognition as nuclear state: S Korea

North Korea is insisting on direct talks with the United States in an attempt to obtain recognition as a nuclear state, Seoul`s top diplomat said on Friday, warning that the North`s atomic bombs are intended to target South Korea.

Sep 18, 2009, 11:58 AM IST