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DPRK rejects ROK's 'audacious initiative'

2022-08-20 09:13:35       source:CGTN

August 19, 2022

Kim Yo Jong, a senior Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) official, rejected what Yoon Suk-yeol, president of Republic of Korea (ROK), described as an "audacious initiative" on Thursday, according to Korean Central News Agency.

Kim, the vice department director of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, said the plan was "absurd" and the DPRK would never use nuclear weapons to barter over "economic cooperation."

"I'm not sure that he knows his assumption 'if the north took a measure for denuclearization' was a wrong prerequisite," she said.

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