North Korea says Biden showed 'deep-seated hostility' in missile remarks
North Korea says Biden showed 'deep-seated hostility' in missile remarks
U.S. eyes additional U.N. action on N. Korea
30 March, 2021, 11:11
But on Thursday it launched two weapons from its east coast into the Sea of Japan.
North Korea's recent batch of missile tests were the very first such tests to be carried out under the Biden administration.
The Saturday statement from Ri Pyong Chol, the secretary of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, notes that Biden is shedding light on his "deep-seated hostility" toward North Korea.
"Such remarks from the USA president are an undisguised encroachment on our state's right to self-defense and provocation to it".
"We express our deep apprehension over the USA chief executive faulting the regular testfire, exercise of our state's right to self-defense, as the violation of United Nations "resolutions" and openly revealing his deep-seated hostility toward the DPRK", Ri said. Ri said it was "gangster-like logic" for Washington to criticize the North's launches while the US freely tested intercontinental ballistic missiles.
There is a chance that Pyongyang will initiate more serious provocations, such as test-firing a new submarine-launched ballistic missile or intercontinental ballistic missile as early as next month, after the outcome of the Biden administration's review of policy approaches to the North is unveiled.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's influential sister slammed the South's president Tuesday as "a parrot raised by America" after he criticised a missile test by Pyongyang.
The DPRK confirmed on Friday that it had launched a "newly developed new-type tactical guided projectile" a day earlier, which was the country's first ballistic missile test reported in almost a year.
Security Council sources say many committee members expressed concern over the missile launches, calling them violations of past resolutions. They reportedly argued that from a long-term perspective, sanctions ought to be eased.
It is under multiple sets of global sanctions for its banned weapons programmes.
In January, North Korea also announced ambitious plans to enhance its nuclear arsenal.
A summit between Kim and then-U.S. president Donald Trump in Hanoi in February 2019 broke down over sanctions relief and what Pyongyang would be willing to give up in return.
The Biden administration has been reviewing its North Korea policy, which looks at pressure options and ways to rekindle long-stalled diplomatic talks with Pyongyang.
"From now, one can expect more weapons tests from the North, and very stern responses from the US", he said.
Pyongyang's latest test came just days after a visit to South Korea by US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, who vowed to work to denuclearize North Korea and criticized its, quote, "systemic and widespread human rights abuses". -South Korean military exercises, even though they were scaled down from prior years and relied heavily on digital simulations to avoid provoking Pyongyang.
A newly developed new-type tactical guided projectile, which KCNA reports is launched on March 25, 2021, is pictured in this photo released March 26, 2021 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang, North Korea.
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About 15 percent of world shipping traffic transits the Suez Canal, which is a key source of foreign currency revenue for Egypt. Some maritime firms have made a decision to divert ships through the Cape of Good Hope, around the African continent.
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