Press Release Statement by Spokesperson for the National Coordination Committee for Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

I received this press release from the Embassy of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in the Republic of Singapore. Download the original press release PDF here. Or read the press release below:

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Recently, the United States is letting loose an unheard-of vociferation about “cyber threat” from the DPRK.
We know well that the ulterior intention of the United States is to tarnish the image of our state and create a moment for provoking us by employing a new leverage called “cyber threat” together with the issues of nukes, missiles, “human rights”, “sponsoring of terrorism” and “money laundering.”
The previous incidents of cyber-attack which the U.S. had linked to us were clearly proven to be the acts of international hackers, and even the experts in the U.S. have officially admitted them.
It is none other than the U.S. that does not hesitate to abuse even the modern civilization – the creation of humankind – as a means of plots and fabrications in a bid to taint the countries of their “disliking” with all sorts of slanders and disgrace. Such farce by the U.S. is nothing new to us.
To put it clearly, our state has nothing to do at all with what is claimed by the U.S. to be a “cyber threat.”
The U.S. should be clearly aware that worthless and worn-out plots and fabrications invented continuously by themselves will no longer work against the international community. Pyongyang, May 28, Juche109(2020)

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Answer of Spokesperson for DPRK Foreign Ministry

A spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) gave the following answer to a question put by KCNA on May 30, concerning the decision made at the meeting of National People’s Congress of China on enacting the law to safeguard the state security in Hong Kong.
It is a legitimate step that China has adopted a decision for establishing and perfecting a legal system and an enforcement mechanism based on the Constitution of China and the Basic Law of Hong Kong with the purpose of safeguarding the state security in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the Third Session of the 13th National People’s Congress.
In recent years, a grave situation is being created in Hong Kong, which leads to threatening the principle of “One Country, Two Systems” and the national security of China. This is the product of a plot by the outside force and its vassal forces which seek the division and disintegration of China by tarnishing the image of socialist country and fomenting and escalating a social disorder.
Since Hong Kong issue is an issue pertaining thoroughly to the internal affairs of China, any country or force has no rights to say this or that about the issue. We categorically oppose and reject the outside interference detrimental to the stability and the social and economic development of Hong Kong.
Hong Kong is an inseparable territory where the sovereignty of People’s Republic of China is exercised and its Constitution is applied.
We fully support the measures taken by the Party and government of China for safeguarding the sovereignty, security and territorial integrity of the country and achieving stability and prosperity of Hong Kong based on the policy of “One Country, Two Systems”. Pyongyang, May 30, Juche109(2020)

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