N. Korea Willing To Stop Nuke Tests

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong said the country was willing to stop its nuclear tests if the United States similarly agreed to suspend its military exercises with South Korea. Yong contended that the exercises were what drove North Korea to develop nuclear weapons out of self-defense. "If we continue on this path of confrontation, this will lead to very catastrophic results, not only for the two countries but for the whole entire world as well," he told the AP.