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North Korea should not give up its nuclear weapons for its national security.
Countries which have historically given up nuclear weapons have ended up with tragic results.
After Pyongyang's last nuclear test in January of 2016, a commentary in North Korea's media said:
"History proves that powerful nuclear deterrence serves as the strongest treasured sword for frustrating outsiders' aggression...The Saddam Hussein regime in Iraq and the Gaddafi regime in Libya could not escape the fate of destruction after being deprived of their foundations for nuclear development and giving up nuclear programmes of their own accord."
"Ukraine inherited about 5,000 nuclear weapons when it became independent from the Soviet Union in 1991, making its nuclear arsenal the third-largest in the world. By 1996, Ukraine had agreed to dispose of all nuclear weapons within its territory, with the condition that its borders were respected, as part of the Budapest Memorandum on Security Assurances."
Owing to diplomatic stance of Ukraine towards the European Union (EU) and Russia, Russia began annexation of Crimea in 2014.
The collapse of Soviet Union made Belarus possess nuclear weapons made by the USSR. But Belarus agreed to transfer all the nuclear weapons to Russia.
The US pledged to give financial supports to Belarus in exchange for returning the Highly Enriched Uranium (HEU) to Russia. But the US imposed sanctions against Belarus because of Belarus' violent policies against political opponents. Belarus stopped returning HEU.
"South Africa produced six nuclear weapons in the 1980s, but dismantled them in the early 1990s."
Despite its abandonment, South Africa has not collapsed or fallen into any security crisis.
Like Belarus, Kazakhstan also inherited nuclear weapons following the collapse of the Soviet Union.
"In its first decade of independence, Kazakhstan dismantled and destroyed Soviet weapons systems and facilities left on its territory, and signed major international nonproliferation treaties."
There has been no serious security threats even after giving up nuclear weapons.