North Korea denounces US ‘double standard’ after Washington condemns submarine missile test — RT World News
US overtures of diplomacy are hypocritical and don’t match Washington’s actions, North Korea said, after a UN Security Council session hastily convened to condemn its recent test of a submarine-launched missile.
“It is a clear double standard that the United States denounces us for developing and testing the same weapons system it already has or was developing, and that only adds suspicions to their sincerity after saying they have no hostility towards us,”Korean Central News Agency, KCNA quoted a unnamed Foreign Ministry spokesman saying that he said on Thursday.
Both the US Security Council and UN Security Council may be in trouble “more grave and serious consequences”They should not react to the launch in an inappropriate way, warned the spokesperson “fiddling with a time bomb.”
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Pyongyang spoke out in protest at the US’s decision to convene the UN Security Council regarding the DPRK’s missile tests. The missile test featured a short-range missile that was fired from a submarine.
Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the US ambassador to UN Linda Thomas Greenfield called it the launch “the latest in a series of reckless provocations”the author of such a statement. “unlawful activities”Are “unacceptable”And “in violation of multiple Security Council resolutions.”
But, she said that reporters also believed it. “time to engage in sustained and substantive dialogue toward the goal of complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula,”And that’s what the US has “made clear that we hold no hostile intent toward the DPRK.”
The meeting of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and former US President Donald Trump began in 2018 in what seemed like a significant breakthrough in decades-long negotiations that had followed the armistice ending the 1953 Korean War.
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As talks bogged down in late 2019, Pyongyang lashed out at Trump’s rival, Joe Biden for “insulting”The country and its leaders call the Democrat a “rabid dog”Who “must be beaten to death with a stick”Before it can cause harm. While Pyongyang toned down its rhetoric towards Biden once the Democrat won the 2020 presidential election, the new administration’s calls for resuming talks with North Korea have been met with silence or mistrust. Kim stated that it was possible to resume talks with North Korea at an exhibition of military equipment earlier in the month. “foolish”It is hard to believe that the US doesn’t have any more animosity towards Pyongyang.
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