Statement of Spokesman for DPRK Foreign Ministry

A spokesman for the Foreign Ministry of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) released the following statement on May 2.

The U.S. State Department spokesperson in a press release about a “ceremony” sponsored by anti-DPRK human rights organizations on April 28 smeared the statewide anti-epidemic measures in the DPRK for protecting the life and security of the people from the global pandemic as “human rights abuses” and even faulted the dignity of our supreme leadership in the grave politically-motivated provocation.

The DPRK Foreign Ministry vehemently denounces the provocation from the U.S. as a vivid manifestation of the hostile policy toward the DPRK to tarnish its image and as a crude violation of its state sovereignty.

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Statement of DPRK Foreign Ministry Director General of Department of U.S. Affairs

Kwon Jong Gun, director general of the Department of U.S. Affairs of the Foreign Ministry of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), released the following statement on May 2.

The U.S. chief executive in his first Congressional speech after his inauguration made a slip of tongue about the DPRK again.

That he cited diplomacy and resolute deterrence, calling the DPRK a “serious threat” to the security of the U.S. and the world, was what had already been anticipated as it is a usual story from Americans.

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Press Statement by Im Chon Il, Vice-Minister for Russian Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the DPRK

Today is a significant day marking the 2nd anniversary of the first historic meeting and talks between Comrade Kim Jong Un, President of the State Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and H.E. President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin.

Comrade Kim Jong Un, President of the State Affairs of the DPRK had the first historic meeting and talks with H.E. President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin while staying in Vladivostok, a beautiful port city of the Russian Federation from 24th to 26th April, 2019. During this time, he had formed good personal relations with Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin and laid a cornerstone of further development of the long-standing and traditional ties of friendship between the DPRK and Russia as required by the new era.

At the DPRK-Russia summit meeting and talks, the two supreme leaders expressed their stand and commitment to promote the mutual understanding, trust, friendship and cooperation and to develop the DPRK-Russia relations on a more secure basis, which are oriented towards the new century. They also agreed on concrete directions and steps to open up a new heyday in the development of DPRK-Russia relations by increasing the high-level visits and revitalizing cooperation, exchanges and mutually beneficial economic and trade relations in all fields.

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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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