Double Standard Will Invite More Serious Consequence: Director-General of Department of International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of DPRK

Jo Chol Su, Director-General of the Department of International Organizations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the DPRK, released the following press statement on March 28:

Our test fire of new-type tactical guided missile on March 25 is an exercise of the righteous self-defensive right to deter military threats posed to the Korean peninsula and safeguard peace and prosperity of our state.

But, dangerous attempt is openly emerging, which is designed to negate the right of our state to self-defense.

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Press Statement of Permanent Mission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to the United Nations Office at Geneva and Other International Organizations in Switzerland with Regard to Anti-DPRK “Human Rights Resolution” Railroaded at the 46th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council

The Permanent Mission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to the United Nations Office at Geneva and Other International Organizations in Switzerland issued on March 23 the press statement with regard to the anti-DPRK “human rights resolution” railroaded once again by the hostile forces at the 46th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

The press statement reads as follows:

The Permanent Mission of the DPRK vehemently denies and categorically rejects the anti-DPRK “human rights resolution” – an illegal and outrageous paper woven by political fraud – that was forced into adoption at the 46th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

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Futile Act Will Incur Only Disgrace and Shame: Answer by Spokesperson for DPRK Foreign Ministry

A spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) gave the following answer to a question put by KCNA on March 23 with respect to the designation on March 22 by the European Union of several countries including the DPRK as targets of “human rights sanctions” under the pretext of “countering global human rights violations.”

As has been made public, EU performed a farce of announcing the targets of sanctions by pointing its finger at what it calls “human rights violations” in several countries of the world.

The DPRK strongly denounces and categorically rejects this farce of “human rights sanctions” by EU, as it constitutes a part of the stereo-typed policy hostile to the DPRK and a despicable political provocation aimed at infringing upon its sovereignty and interfering in its internal affairs.

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Unfairness Would Not Escape from Stern Judgment of Fairness: DPRK Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) issued the following statement on March 19:

On March 17, the Malaysian authority committed an unpardonable crime, in the end, of forcibly delivering the innocent citizen of the DPRK to the United States by having charged him with “criminal.”

This world-startling incident is an out-and-out product of anti-DPRK conspiracy created from the heinous policy of hostility by the United States aimed at isolating and suffocating our country and the pro-U.S. subservience by the Malaysian authority.

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Statement of First Vice Foreign Minister of DPRK

Choe Son Hui, First Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), issued the following statement on Wednesday:

The U.S. has tried to contact us since mid-February through several routes including New York.

It recently requested to contact us by sending e-mails and telephone messages via various routes. Even in the evening before the joint military drill it sent a message imploring us to respond to its request through a third country.

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