DPRK Slams Lifting of South Korean Missile Caps as Example of US’ ‘Shameful Double-Dealing’ – Report

During their May 21 meeting in Washington, DC, South Korean President Moon Jae In and US President Joe Biden agreed to lift the guidance on Seoul’s use of missiles, which implied restrictions on the development and use of missiles with a range of more than 800 kilometers.

The lifting of US-imposed missile guidelines from South Korea is a clear manifestation of its hostile policy against the DPRK and is aimed at increasing the arms race and tensions in the region, according to the North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

According to the columnist, a “disturbing opinion” is spreading in the international community and South Korea that the lifting of restrictions will allow South Korea to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) and probably even a hypersonic missile in the shortest possible time.

The KCNA columnist added that the US, by lifting the restrictions, is seeking to intensify the arms race on the Korean Peninsula and adjacent territories and thus wants to impede the development of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).

According to the KCNA, lifting the restrictions on South Korean missiles “may lead to an acute and unstable situation on the Korean peninsula, now technically at war.”

Kim Myong Chol emphasized that South Korea and its army are not targets for the DPRK’s military actions, but instead it is the US military presence.

And now that the US and South Korean governments have made…

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