FM Spokesperson Hits at U.S. Decision on Israel’s Capital

Pyongyang, December 9 (KCNA) — A spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea gave the following answer to a question raised by KCNA Saturday over the U.S.’s decision to recognize Kuds as the capital of Israel:

The decision by U.S. president Trump to recognize Kuds as the capital of Israel and to move the U.S. embassy there well deserves a global condemnation and rejection as it is an open defiance of and an insult to the international legitimacy and to a unanimous will of the international society.
The status of Kuds remains so sensitive that it, for sure, should be solved fairly by means of regaining the national rights of the Palestinian people and striking a comprehensive and lasting solution to the Middle East problem.
This decision of the U.S. is not so surprising as it came from a dotard who had cried out for “total destruction” of a sovereign state at a sacred UN forum. But, through it, the world will be able to well discern about who is really a wrecker of the world peace and security and who is a gang of hooligans of the international society.
Some countries, which still count on the U.S., would become conscious of the true colors of the U.S.
The U.S. should bear full responsibility for all the consequences of tension and instability that will be entailed in the Middle East region owing to its reckless and highhanded act.
We, out of our external ideas of independence, peace and friendship, condemn strongly the U.S. action this time and express our firm support and solidarity with the Palestinians and other Arabian people in their just cause to regain their legitimate rights.

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