January 21, 2021

N. Korean foreign ministry defends missile tests, condemns “war-fanatic” Bolton

MFA spokesperson slams "ignorant" U.S. National Security Advisor

A North Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) spokesperson on Monday condemned U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton for recent remarks on the country's recent missile tests, in comments carried by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

Reported in the KCNA article as a response to a reporter’s question, the MFA spokesperson defended the missile tests as part of “normal military exercises,” and described Bolton a “war-fanatic” threatening peace on the peninsula.