N. Korea urges policy shift from Trump administration

A man looks at a newspaper displaying an image of Donald Trump and coverage of the US presidential elections, in SeoulNorth Korea on Thursday warned the incoming Donald Trump administration will have to deal with a “nuclear state”, saying Washington’s push for denuclearisation was an “outdated illusion”. “If there is anything the Obama administration has done… it has put the security of the US mainland in the greatest danger,” said an editorial carried by the ruling party newspaper Rodong Sinmun. “It has burdened the new administration with the difficulty of facing the Juche nuclear state,” it said, referring to the North Korean ideology usually translated as “self-reliance”.

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