N. Korea leader sets five-year economic plan, vows nuclear restraint

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the Workers' Party Congress in PyongyangBy James Pearson PYONGYANG (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country would not use nuclear weapons unless its sovereignty is infringed by others with nuclear arms, in a speech broadcast on Sunday, and set a five-year plan to boost the secretive state's moribund economy. The North "will faithfully fulfil its obligation for non-proliferation and strive for global denuclearization", Kim said on Saturday at the rare congress of the ruling Workers' Party, although the speech only aired on Sunday on state television. Pyongyang was also willing to normalize ties with states that had been hostile towards it, Kim said.


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