- Jul 2015
You know folks, I predicted this 2 weeks ago. KIM might just send another one up for CHRISTMAS. (He fired off one last week, a "strategic" test). By the way I think the 'HUMAN RIGHTS' criticism is bullshit. I think he wants ANY REASON to fire one off or threaten to fire one off. This is an IN YOUR FACE defiance to TRUMP. What I don't know is why the warning! He wants something from Trump OR he is trying to box TRUMP to make him look feckless and impotent and embarrass the shit out of him. His strategy is way above my paygrade.
Anyway, so much for having "fallen in love."
North Korea warns US could ‘pay dearly’ for rights criticism
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December 21, 2019
By Agence France-Presse
North Korea on Saturday warned Washington would only aggravate tensions and “pay dearly” for criticizing Pyongyang over human rights, with nuclear negotiations between the two deadlocked.
The international community has frequently condemned North Korea for political repression, and for decades of prioritizing its military and its nuclear weapons program over adequately providing for its people.
Criticizing Pyongyang’s human rights record would only aggravate the “already tense situation” on the Korean peninsula, “like pouring oil over burning fire”, a North Korean foreign ministry spokesperson said, according to the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
The statement was in response to concern expressed by a US state department official over North Korea’s human rights situation, KCNA said.
The United States “will be made to pay dearly” for such remarks, the North Korean spokesperson was quoted by KCNA as saying.
The United Nations General Assembly this week had also condemned Pyongyang’s “long-standing and ongoing systematic, widespread and gross” violations of human rights.
Negotiations over North Korea’s nuclear program have been deadlocked since a summit in Hanoi collapsed in February, and Pyongyang has said that if Washington fails to make it an acceptable offer, it will adopt an unspecified “new way”...