Kim Son Gyong, director of the European Department 2 of the DPRK Foreign Ministry, met and informed Scott Michel, French TF1 TV foreign news editor, of the DPRK’s stand on the situation of the Korean Peninsula.
Referring to the current situation that inches close to a war as the U.S. brought a nuclear aircraft carrier task force to the waters off the Korean peninsula while staging the largest-ever joint military exercises involving huge strategic assets, the director clarified the DPRK’s principled stand to resolutely stand against the U.S. high-handed practices and thus protect the country’s peace and security and global peace and stability by its own efforts.
A DPRK delegation led by Pak Myong Guk, vice-minister of Foreign Affairs, left here for Thailand on Monday to participate in the high-level dialogue on economic cooperation and integration for promoting the sustained development in the Asia-Pacific Region.
The foreign minister of the DPRK sent a letter to the secretary general of the ASEAN.
The DPRK embassy in Jakarta handed the letter to the ASEAN Secretariat on April 4.
Noting that the situation on the Korean Peninsula is evolving out of control due to the annual war games conducted by the U.S. and south Korea, the letter said: They are conducting these exercises from March in accordance with the scheme of nuclear preemptive strike, mobilizing the unprecedented scale of nuclear strategic assets such as nuclear submarine, nuclear strategic bombers, not to mention the attack forces including a nuclear aircraft carrier.
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Han Tae Song, DPRK ambassador to Switzerland, presented his credentials to the president of the Swiss Confederation on March 28.
The president hoped that everything would go well in the DPRK in the future, too, noting that it has made a lot of achievements in the economic construction and the work for improvement of people’s livelihood.
Turning to the history of relations between the two countries, the president hoped that the situation on the Korean peninsula would be eased as early as possible.