North Korea developing secret weapon to make its nukes even MORE deadly

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A barbed-wire fence separating North Korea from China is seen in this photo taken from the Chinese border city of Hunchun, China, March 18, 2015.

Primary users of fuel products in North Korea include fishermen, farmers, truckers and the military. "We have to put pressure on China", he said.

But Moon's overture, the first formal offer of talks since his inauguration in May, indicates he wants to use dialogue to defuse the global standoff over North Korea's weapons programs, despite having condemned the North's first intercontinental ballistic missile test on July 4 and vowed a firm response.

North Korea is producing plutonium for its nuclear weapons as Pyongyang continues to clash with its enemies. Its statement said, "Therefore we are not in a position to agree to this classification on behalf of the whole council since there is no consensus on this issue".

Tubby tyrant Kim Jong-un gloats as the world reacts to the news of his successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile. "We are seeing progress there but a lot more has to be done", Johnson told reporters as he arrived for the talks with his counterparts.

New cooperation between Beijing and Moscow could further complicate USA efforts to curtail Pyongyang. Both clearly want to loosen America's global alliances, and they often back each other in U.N. Security Council resolutions.

The Council of the European Union strongly condemned North Korea's missile test as it poses a serious threat to global peace and security, it said in a statement.

North Korea is believed to possess hundreds of missiles capable of striking South Korea and Japan. Both resent the USA actions in Syria. and both have also expressed strong opposition against US installation of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile missile systems in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. -China negotiations because it can also be used to track Chinese missiles, raising their concern about USA military encirclement. It is the first such offer under South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, who signaled his willingness to talk with Pyongyang during his campaign earlier this year.

North Korea now has multiple paths to achieve a nuclear warhead ICBM.

Since 2008, photographer Eric Lafforgue ventured to North Korea six times. Only American steadfast determination can defuse it.