North Korea says US sanctions on leader 'a declaration of war'

AFP , Thursday 7 Jul 2016

North Korea said Friday that the new US sanctions targeting its leader Kim Jong-Un amounted to a "declaration of a war" and vowed to take strong retaliatory measures.

The move by the United States constituted "the worst hostile act" and "an open declaration of a war" against the North, Pyongyang's foreign ministry said in a statement, carried by the official Korean Central News Agency.

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