DPRK leader Kim Jong-UN in solidarity with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the confrontation with the U.S. and intends to provide “friendly to the government and people of the” Arab Republic support to achieve justice. This is stated in the congratulatory telegram sent by the head of the Syrian North Korean counterpart on the occasion of the 71st anniversary of the independence of Syria. The text was published by the KCNA.
In his message, Kim Jong-UN has condemned the recent strike US with nuclear cruise missiles “Tomahawk” at the airport shirt in the Syrian province of HOMS. In his opinion, is a “blatant act of aggression and a war crime.”
In addition, the leader of North Korea, Assad sent a “friendly and enthusiastic congratulations and militant greetings”.
Earlier it became known that North Korean authorities intend to develop relations with Russia to jointly confront the European and American sanctions. This was stated by first Deputy head of the Department of European Affairs of the DPRK Kim Yong-Ho.
Over the past few days, tensions have risen considerably on the Korean Peninsula. On Saturday, April 15, North Korea conducted a failed rocket test. During the preparation of the DPRK to launch missiles, the United States concentrated in the region of the strike group led by the aircraft carrier “Carl Vinson”. The US government said it was ready to launch a preemptive strike on North Korean military targets if Pyongyang will decide on the next nuclear test. His pre-emptive strike on us bases and threatened the DPRK.
After a failed rocket launch by Vice-President Michael Pence and acting President of the Republic of Korea Hwang Kyo-Ahn has promised Pyongyang “punitive measures” in the case of new provocations. Soon after this was followed by Russia’s reaction. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Moscow will not accept “nuclear adventurous actions” of Pyongyang.
The US launched an airstrike against Syrian airbase in HOMS on the night of 7 April. As reported, two warships of the United States in the Mediterranean sea launched at least 50 Tomahawk missiles in response to allegedly conducted by government forces the Syrian attack with chemical weapons in Idlib province.