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May 24, 2022

Ballistic missiles in North Korea (File photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

North Korea, the world's worst proliferator of nuclear weapons, will chair the U.N.-backed Conference on Disarmament from May 30 to June 24, 2022. North Korea's multiple ballistic missile tests in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions and frequent threats against U.N. member states did not bar North Korea from holding this U.N. leadership position.

North Korea to Chair U.N. Conference on Disarmament