DPRK Foreign Ministry Spokesman Slams U.S. Sanctions Racket

A spokesman for the Foreign Ministry of the DPRK gave the following answer Monday as regards the sanctions racket again kicked up by the U.S. against the DPRK: On March 29 the International Relations Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives passed a “bill on escalating sanctions with respect to transactions relating to north Korea”, a “bill on re-listing the DPRK as a terror-sponsor” and “resolutions denouncing the ICBM development of north Korea.”

On March 31 the U.S. Treasury Department announced what it called a list of targets of additional sanctions.

The reckless actions taken by the U.S. Congress and Treasury Department against the backdrop of U.S.-led joint military drills for aggression are driving the tense situation on the Korean peninsula to the brink of a war.

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