North Korea warns UK will ‘be forced to pay the price’ for sanctions


North Korea has warned the UK that it will “pay the price” after the No. 10 has introduced sanctions against the secret dictatorship.The government has announced that it will impose sanctions on groups involved in forced labor, torture and murder in North Korean prison camps.

State media in the country have reportedly said that “the United Kingdom, the puppet of the United States, has provoked a provocation.”

The decision against the two organizations – the Office of the Department of State Security 7 and the Correctional Office of the Department of People’s Security – was among the first sanctions imposed by the new British human rights regime.

Sanctions against 25 Russians and 20 Saudis have also been announced.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson

“Britain’s latest decision is a blatant political plot to jump on the bandwagon of hostile US policy,” a spokesman for the North Korean foreign ministry said in a media release. KCNA State.

“We strongly condemn and reject the boldness of the United Kingdom to impose sanctions on the institutions responsible for the security of our country as violent interference in internal affairs. ”

The sanctions will take the form of an asset freeze.

North Korea and the United States have failed to find a compromise on North Korea’s nuclear weapons program or the international sanctions imposed on Pyongyang.

Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Kim Jong-un’s sister made a rare statement yesterday that North Korea “would not threaten the United States” because the country refused to participate in another summit.

Kim Yo-jong, the sister of the leader of North Korea, said that another summit with the United States would only be useful in Washington at this stage.

According to state media, she then said that her country did not intend to “threaten the United States”.

Kim said he believes it is unlikely there will be another summit between leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump this year, but “a surprise could still occur,” reported Friday. KCNA news agency.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that he was “very optimistic” about the resumption of talks with North Korea on denuclearization and seemed to leave open the possibility of a new summit between the leaders of the countries.


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