N. Korea unmoved as world unites against its nuke ambitions

  • AP Photo/Mary Altaffer

    North Korean Ambassador to the United Nations Ja Song Nam, bottom right, listens as South Korean Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Cho Hyun speaks during a high level Security Council meeting on the situation in North Korea, Friday at United Nations headquarters.

UNITED NATIONS — North Korea’s friends and enemies joined forces Friday in opposing its determination to be recognized as a nuclear weapons state and calling on leader Kim Jong Un to negotiate the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula — but the North gave no sign of budging on its nuclear ambitions.