N Korea slams UN nuclear agency as ‘marionette’ of West

UNITED NATIONS, UNITED STATES (AFP) – North Korea has accused the United Nations (UN) agency responsible for regulating atomic energy of being a puppet of hostile countries after a new report said the isolated nation’s nuclear weapons stockpile was breaking international law.

Pyongyang has gradually built an atomic stockpile after abandoning the Non-Proliferation Treaty in 2003. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Wednesday that Pyongyang’s weapons programme was “deeply regrettable”.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin