May 20, 2024

North Korea accuses US of ‘profiting’ off Ukraine war, slamming new aid bill

Foreign ministry criticism of $61B aid package comes as Kim Yo Jong issues scathing attack on US-led military drills

North Korea’s foreign ministry denounced U.S. military support for Ukraine on Wednesday, claiming the Biden administration is earning “enormous profits while feasting on ‘blood-mixed wine.’”

In a statement published by the party-run Rodong Sinmun, vice foreign minister Im Chon Il took aim at the U.S. House of Representatives’ bipartisan passage of a bill allocating $61 billion in aid to help Ukraine fend off Russia’s invasion on Saturday.

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