A spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea issued the following statement on November 17:
On November 14, an anti-DPRK “human rights resolution” was railroaded at a meeting of the Third Committee of the 74th UN General Assembly.
We bitterly denounce it as a politically-motivated reckless provocation made by the hostile forces to take clear aim at the DPRK and destroy its system by brigandish means.
The adoption of the “resolution” under the signboard of the UN fully reveals that the UN was reduced into a marionette controlled by the U.S.
As seen in history, it is the stereotyped method of the imperialists to cook up “human rights” issue for the regime change in the countries that disobey them and to use it as an excuse for aggression.
What is more serious is that the “resolution” was railroaded at a time when trumpeting about “human rights” is being heard among political circles in Washington and human scum who abandoned even their native places and families frequent the White House. This clearly proves that the United States stands behind the anti-DPRK “human rights” racket.
Now that some days ago the U.S. expressed its will to adjust the joint military exercise with south Korea, we, for our part, have made painful efforts to appreciate it as part of positive attempt to ease tensions and make the most of chance for dialogue in consideration of the DPRK, its dialogue partner.
But, the railroaded “resolution” made us confirm once again that the U.S. stills dreams a foolish dream of collapsing our system.
We approach with vigilance the fact that the U.S. has made another political provocation getting on our nerves at this crucial time when the DPRK-U.S. relations are put into delicate moment.
The reality proves that the U.S., obsessed with the inveterate repugnancy towards our idea and system, is still wedded to the hostile policy to isolate and stifle the DPRK.
In particular, the U.S. dreams of bringing down our system when the DPRK-U.S. dialogue is on a high agenda, which shows that the U.S. has no intention to sincerely work with us towards the settlement of issues.
Therefore, we have no willingness to meet such dialogue partner.
Worse still, it is not necessary to sit at the table with the U.S. which tries to bring the dignified DPRK to the so-called International Criminal Court.
Explicitly speaking, even if the DPRK-U.S. dialogue is held in the future, the nuclear issue would never be put under discussion before the withdrawal of the U.S. hostile policy would be put on the agenda for the sake of improved relations with the DPRK.