Baltimore Indian Community -
| | | | | | | | | | | |


N.Korea slams EU for human rights sanctions

North Korea,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights

Author : Indo Asian News Service

International, Diplomacy, Human Interest/Society, Immigration/Law/Rights, Politics, National, North Korea, IPL Read Latest News and Articles

Share With Your Friends

Add an Article

View All Contributions

Add To My Favorite

Add A Picture

Pyongyang, March 24 (IANS) North Korea has condemned the European Union (EU) for including it in the targets of "human rights sanctions" under the pretext of "countering global human rights violations".

A report by the Korean Central News Agency released on Tuesday night quoted a foreign ministry spokesperson as saying that the EU performed "a farce of announcing the targets of sanctions" by pointing its finger at what it calls "human rights violations" in several countries, Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday.

A top EU body on Monday slapped sanctions on North Korea for allegedly torturing and killing people. The move marks the first time the EU has explicitly named North Korean officials for human rights-related crimes.

In addition to North Korea, the EU included individuals and entities from China, Libya, Eritrea, South Sudan and Russia in the sanction list.

"North Korea strongly denounces and categorically rejects this farce of 'human rights sanctions' by the EU, as it constitutes a part of the stereo-typed policy hostile to North Korea and a despicable political provocation aimed at infringing upon its sovereignty and interfering in its internal affairs," the spokesperson said.

The spokesperson also warned that the EU needs to bear in mind that if it persistently clings to the futile anti-North Korea "human rights" smear campaign in disregard of the country's repeated warnings, "it will inevitably be faced with unimaginable and miserable consequence".



Copyright and Disclaimer: All news and images appearing in our news section, search engines and social media are provided by IANS. If you face any issues related to the content/images, please contact our news service provider directly. We are not liable/responsible for any content/images related to the news service provider.

Latest News

View More News

More News Articles

5th T20I: Sanju Samson's 58 & Shivam Dube's cameo powers India to 167/6 against Zimbabwe

Left's ideology never ceases to amaze me: Kangana Ranaut on Trump's assassination attempt

Left ideology never ceases to amaze me: Kangana Ranaut on Trump's assassination attempt

Vicky Jain on what's the best thing Ankita Lokhande cooks: Nothing

Tanuj Virwani: Thinking about when I can finally hold my little one