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North Korea should not give up its nuclear weapons for its national security.
Nuclear weapons can be a tool to unify the peninsula which can be regarded as a preemptive way to secure its national security.
Although the tactical nuclear weapons in South Korea were retreated by the US, North Korea needs nuclear weapons in case of war against the South Korea.
In the 1970s, some North Korean officials
that a peaceful unification of the peninsula would be impossible. Once the war would break out again, nuclear weapons were necessary at the time.