Leader Kim Jong-un says his country will never abandon nuclear weapons as parliament enacts a law authorising Pyongyang to "automatically" execute preventive nuclear strikes against enemy forces.
The pact, which is set to expire next week, regulates the amount of strategic nuclear weapons that Kremlin and Washington can deploy. Once signed by President Vladimir Putin, the deal will be extended for five years.
Pyongyang displays previously unseen intercontinental ballistic missiles at an unprecedented pre-dawn military parade to mark 75th anniversary of ruling Workers' Party.
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