Berlin embassy played role in North Korea's nuclear buildup

Kim Jong-un
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un at Pyongyang Trolley Bus Factory. Photo: STR / AFP via Getty Images

North Korea has been acquiring technology for nuclear and weapons programs through its Berlin embassy, Germany's head of intelligence says, reports AFP.

Why it matters: North Korea isn't slowing down efforts to build up its nuclear capabilities despite heavy UN-imposed sanctions and international warnings.