North Korea Calls Latest UN Sanction an "Act of War"

  • Foreign ministry statement of North Korea said that the recent UN sanctions on it tantamount to the economic blockade and they are considering it as an “act of war”. Official KCNA news agency report also said that the only way to frustrate the USA is by strengthening deterrence of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. The latest UN sanction, imposed on Friday, is in addition to a slew of other sanctions imposed earlier by United Nations, USA, and the European Union. North Korean foreign ministry’s statement also reads that the latest sanction is a violent breach of their republic’s sovereignty and is, therefore, destroys peace as well as the stability of a wider region including Korean peninsula.