TEHRAN (defapress)- Pyongyang said on Friday US President Donald Trump’s new national security strategy unveiled this week is a “criminal document” that seeks the “total subordination of the whole world to the interests of the US”
News ID: 67669
Publish Date: 23December 2017 - 11:25
“This has fully revealed that ‘America first policy’ which the gang of Trump is crying out loudly about is nothing but the proclamation of aggression aimed at holding sway over the world according to its taste and at its own free will,” a foreign ministry spokesman said, according to a statement released by state media outlet KCNA.
The ministry slammed the Trump strategy, which called North Korea a “rogue” state, as “a typical outcome of the Yankee-style arrogance”.
At the same time, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has expressed pride over what he described as his country’s rapid development of nuclear capability, KCNA said on Friday.
Kim said in his opening speech at the 5th Conference of Cell Chairpersons of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) that the quick development is “now exerting big influence on the world political structure and strategic environment”, and that “nobody can deny the entity of [North Korea] which rapidly emerged as a strategic state capable of posing a substantial nuclear threat to the United States”.
"This has fully revealed that 'America first policy', which the gang of Trump is crying out loudly about, is nothing but the proclamation of aggression aimed at holding sway over the world according to its taste and at its own free will," Kim added.
China also rejected the insinuation that it is a “revisionist state,” voiced by the US in its national security strategy, as Beijing urged Washington to give up its “outdated zero-sum thinking” and Cold War rhetoric.
The Kremlin also dismissed US President Donald Trump’s new national security strategy as imperialist, as Spokesman Dmitry Peskov stated that Russia couldn't agree with the US stance, claiming that the country poses a threat to US security.