Prison » Despite Detente, North Korea Warns U.S. Against ‘Stupid Behavior’

May 11th, 2018

North Korean state media warned America against “stupid behavior” in a piece Thursday after claiming that the U.S. has boasted of the efficacy of economic sanctions.

In an editorial in the state propaganda outlet Rodong Sinmun, the author accused the U.S. of “playing down the historic significance of the inter-Korean summit at Panmunjom” between Kim Jong-un and South Korean leader Moon Jae-in by claiming it is the result of tough economic sanctions imposed on the regime over the past year.

“The world people are regarding such senseless remarks and behavior as the revelation of uneasiness and impatience of those who fear the anti-DPRK sanctions and pressure might break into pieces in a moment by the trend of the international community actively supporting the summit and declaration,” the editorial reads.

“It is clear that those calling for ‘tightened and sustained sanctions and pressure’ will not be welcomed wherever they go but meet failure and disgrace only, today when the improvement of the inter-Korean relations and détente and peace on the Korean peninsula have become an irresistible trend,” it continues.

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This article was posted: Friday, May 11, 2018 at 7:15 am

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