(Seoul) North Korea condemned Nancy Pelosi’s visit to the demilitarized zone between the two Koreas on Saturday, calling the head of the American congressmen “the worst destroyer of international peace and stability”.
Posted at 11:27 pm yesterday.
Mme Pelosi, who stopped in South Korea this week during her Asia tour, is the highest-ranking US official to visit the ‘Joint Security Area’ (JSA) since 2019, when then-President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong-un there. .
The JSA is the only one along the 250 km hyper-slashed demarcation line between North and South Korea, where North Korean soldiers and members of the United Nations face each other within meters of the United States-led border.
Before going to JSA, Mme Pelosi and her South Korean counterpart, Kim Jin-pyo, called for “strong and widespread resistance against North Korea” in Seoul.
Visit of M.me Pelosi at the JSA “fully exposed the current US administration’s hostile attitude toward the DPRK” (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, North Korea’s official name), said North Korea Ministry official Jo Yong Sam. Korean Foreign Affairs.
“The United States is just throwing fuel on the fire,” he added in a statement carried by the official KCNA news agency.
This officer also denied the visit of Sri.me Pelosi in Taiwan.
“Pelosi, the worst destroyer of international peace and stability, […] His recent visit to Taiwan drew the ire of the Chinese people,” said Mr Jo.
“The United States will pay dearly for all the trouble she causes wherever she goes,” he continued.