TENSIONS North Korea considers that by condemning its last missile launch, Antonio Guterres proves that he “is a puppet of the United States”
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his daughter supervising the shooting of ;a missile on November 18, 2022. — Office of the North Korean gover
Pyongyang is angry with Antonio Guterres. The North Korean Foreign Minister criticized Sunday “the deplorable attitude” of the UN Secretary General, who condemned a recent launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, announced state agency KCNA.
“I express my deep regret that the Secretary General of the United Nations observes a truly deplorable attitude, oblivious to the purpose and principles of the Charter of the United Nations and to its very mission, which is to maintain impartiality, objectivity; and equity; on all subjects,” Minister Choe Son Hui. According to her, this “clearly proves” that Antonio Guterres “is a puppet of the United States”.
Security Council meeting on Monday of the UN
The head of the UN had called Friday North Korea to “immediately abstain” any new “provocation” after this new shot, by calling for new Pyongyang to return to the negotiation table. The Security Council of the United Nations indicated Saturday that he was going to meet on Monday to discuss the situation.
Calling on the UN body to “respond appropriately,” “a dangerous, illegal and irresponsible action” The G7 countries have also denounced Sunday the “irresponsible” of a new intercontinental ballistic missile, urging the Security Council to to take further “significant” to end the North Korean trials.
The United States, South Korea and Japan have stepped up in recent months their joint military maneuvers since Kim Jong-un declared in September that North Korea’s status as a nuclear state was “irreversible” Seoul and Washington have notably led end of October and beginning of November the largest joint air exercises in their history.
The policy of “self-defence” from Pyongyang
On Sunday, the North Korean foreign minister highlighted the policy of “self-defence” of North Korea “into a worrying security environment in the region due to the dangerous military cooperation between the United States and its vassal forces” “The UN Secretary-General has yet blamed North Korea rather than the United States,” the minister.
Kim Jong-un had supervised; the launch of its last intercontinental ballistic missile accompanied by of his daughter, whom he unveiled to the world for the first time, according to a message published Saturday by KCNA. The North Korean leader also reaffirmed that he would resort to the atomic bomb in the event of a nuclear attack on his country.