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North Korea vows to launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the United States, amplifying its threatening rhetoric hours ...
ahead of a vote by U.N. diplomats on whether to level new sanctions against Pyongyang for its recent nuclear test. (March 7)
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SHOTLIST:KRT - NO ACCESS NORTH KOREAAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYPyongyang, North Korea - March 7, 2013VOICE OVER SCRIPT:NORTH KOREA IS VOWING TO LAUNCH A PRE-EMPTIVE NUCLEAR STRIKE AGAINST THE UNITED STATES, JUST HOURS BEFORE A U-N VOTE ON SANCTIONS AGAINST PYONGYANG FOR ITS RECENT NUCLEAR TEST.THE COUNTRY'S STATE TV QUOTED AN UNIDENTIFIED SPOKESMAN FOR THE FOREIGN MINISTRY SAYING IT WILL EXERCISE THE RIGHT TO A PRE-EMPTIVE NUCLEAR ATTACK. THE NEWSREADER CITES THE U-N SECURITY COUNCIL VOTE AND US MILITARY DRILLS AS JUSTIFICATION. AS THE STATEMENT WAS BEING READ ON LARGE TV SCREENS AROUND THE NORTH KOREAN CAPITAL, THIS MAN SAYS HE COULDN'T HOLD BACK HIS ANGER. HIS COUNTRY MUST RETALIATE AGAINST ITS ENEMIES, HE SAYS. THIS MAN BLASTS THE POSSIBLE SANCTIONS THAT THE U-N WILL VOTE ON THURSDAY, SAYING THAT A PRE-EMPTIVE NUCLEAR ATTACK WILL TURN THEIR ENEMIES INTO A SEA OF FLAMES. AT A STAGED MASS RALLY HELD EARLIER IN THE DAY IN PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREAN OFFICIALS REITERATED THEIR NUCLEAR RHETORIC THAT HAS AMPED UP IN RECENT DAYS. ALTHOUGH THE ISOLATED COMMUNIST COUNTRY BOASTS OF NUCLEAR BOMBS AND PRE-EMPTIVE STRIKES, IT IS NOT BELIEVED TO HAVE MASTERED THE ABILITY TO PRODUCE A WARHEAD SMALL ENOUGH TO PUT ON A MISSILE CAPABLE OF REACHING THE U.S.BUT IT IS BELIEVED TO HAVE ENOUGH NUCLEAR FUEL FOR SEVERAL CRUDE NUCLEAR DEVICES.TIM MCGUIRE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.(****END****)