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North Korea is likely to be developing biological weapons alongside its nuclear programme, a new report has warned. 
A new study by the Belfer Centre, a US thinktank, warns that Pyongyang is likely to have a programme to develop its biological weaponry.
Based on testimony from defectors, it  is believed to have begun in the 1960s after the Korean War between 1950 and 1953 caused the deaths of  thousands in outbreaks of cholera, typhus, typhoid, and smallpox which the regime blamed on biological attacks by the US.
Following the assassination of Kim Jong-un’s brother Kim Jong-nam in Malaysia with the deadly nerve agent VX in February which reputedly came from the Pyongyang Bio-technical Institute.
The state research centre is run by the North Korean Army and was visited by the dictator himself according to photos which emerged in 2015.
It is thought to be producing several different diseases and manmade biological weapons that the US deems dangerous such …
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