Syrian envoy slams U.S. airfield attack 'message' to North Korea

Via Sue-Lin Wonghistorical past of interventions” on Monday and said sending a “message” to North Korea with an attack on a Syrian airfield was once irresponsible.

North Korea has carried out a few missile and nuclear exams in defiance of U.N. sanctions and has said it has developed a missile that can strike the U.S. mainland. Its latest missile check on Sunday failed a few seconds after launch.

U.S. vice chairman Mike Pence put North Korea on discover on Monday, warning that latest U.S. strikes in Syria, considered one of North Korea’s few shut allies, and Afghanistan showed that the unravel of President Donald Trump should no longer be examined.

The U.S. Navy this month struck a Syrian airfield with Fifty Nine Tomahawk missiles after a chemical weapons assault. On Thursday, the U.S. military mentioned it had dropped the most important non-nuclear tool it had unleashed in fight on a community of caves and tunnels used by Islamic State in Afghanistan.

Syrian Ambassador to North Korea Tammam Sulaiman mentioned the us was once fallacious to ship messages with assaults on other international locations.

“Whatever they do, this is clear aggression. If They want to point out this they ought to try this as a message or Whatever, it has no sense to speak about this,” he informed Reuters, in English.

“As A Result Of what is feel is to look whether the U.S. is truly serious to find solutions, whether in Syria or Korea. In The Event That They want to preserve sending messages, then you are not talking with a responsible state or a responsible administration. It Isn’t about giving messages, it is about taking a position.”

North Korea’s KCNA news agency on Monday carried a letter from chief Kim Jong Un to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad marking the Seventieth anniversary of Syria’s independence.

“I categorical once more a robust support and alliance to the Syrian executive and its individuals for its work of justice, condemning the U.S.’ contemporary violent invasive act in opposition to your united states,” Kim stated.

Asked to what extent North Korea supported the Syrian defense force in its battle in opposition to rebellion forces, Sulaiman mentioned there was “nothing of armed forces cooperation”.

North Korea in 2013 denied it was sending militia assist to the Syrian govt after media experiences said that Pyongyang had sent advisers and helicopter pilots.

Sulaiman said the “acquisition of nuclear weapons should not be a purpose” for any usa.

“However I Will be aware within the case of North Korea, I Will take into account why (it) is constructing its nuclear capabilities to face the American aggression, clear aggression.”

(Writing By Means Of Nick Macfie; Modifying By Using Alison Williams)

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