December 07, 2023

N. Korean foreign minister slams Security Council, stresses right to nukes

Criticism centers on UN inaction over joint U.S.-ROK drills, U.S. bombardment of Syria

NEW YORK – North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong took to the floor of the United Nations General Assembly Saturday to reiterate Pyongyang’s right to nuclear weapons and slam U.S. airstrikes in Syria.

Ri also blasted the UN for not addressing the North’s complaint against joint U.S.-South Korea military drills.