The U.S. Congress has called for the return of the DPRK to the list of sponsors of terrorism
MOSCOW, March 30 — RIA Novosti. The Committee on foreign Affairs, house of representatives, U.S. Congress unanimously voted for the return of the DPRK to the list of state sponsors of terrorism.
The Committee also advocated the strengthening of sanctions against North Korea and condemnation of the development of Intercontinental ballistic missiles.
The Committee’s Chairman, Republican ed Royce said that “the measures proposed today will push the state Department to the decision on whether the DPRK to be re-entered in the list of state sponsors of terrorism.
North Korea was included in the American list of countries that sponsor terrorism, in 1987, after the explosion of a South Korean plane, killing 115 people. It is believed that the explosion was carried out by intelligence agents of the DPRK. In 2008, the administration of former U.S. President George Bush has announced the exclusion of the DPRK from the list of state sponsors of terrorism. The decision came after an agreement that the IAEA experts will have access to all declared nuclear facilities Agency Pyongyang.
Currently in the U.S. list of countries supporting terrorism, includes Iran, Syria and Sudan.