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North Korea claims state-sponsored terrorism threats coming from White House

Kenny Thornton | 10 May, 2017, 00:23

According to the North's official media, a third US citizen, Kim Sang Dok, who was associated with the same school, was detained in late April for hostile acts.

North Korea's state-run media announced Sunday that an ethnic Korean man with US citizenship was "intercepted" two days ago by authorities for unspecified hostile acts against the country.

After arresting two American university instructors and laying out what it says was an elaborate, CIA-backed plot to assassinate Kim Jong Un, North Korea is claiming to be the victim of state-sponsored terrorism - from the White House.

PUST, which employs a substantial number of foreign staff, issued a statement saying, "We understand that this detention is related to an investigation into matters that are not connected in any way with the work of PUST".

This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 26, 2017 shows the combined fire demonstration of the services of the Korean People's Army in celebration of its 85th founding anniversary at the airport of eastern front.

Pyongyang University of Science and Technology is the country's only for-profit educational institution, Bloomberg reported.

In April, North Korea had detained another USA citizen for alleged hostile activities and there are two other Americans serving jail terms for anti-Pyongyang activities.

The wife of a USA citizen who worked at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) and was detained from leaving North Korea this weekend pleaded for his immediate release.

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- In 2011, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter visited North Korea to win the release of American Aijalon Gomes, who had been sentenced to eight years of hard labor for crossing illegally into North Korea from China. Kim Dong Chul, a South Korean-born US citizen told CNN he was president of a trade and hotel services company in Rason, North Korea.

While Kim Jong-un continues to test his military might, the North Korean dictator is waging a war of words with Gardner.

Since then, FAM have actively fought to have the game played on a neutral venue, but North Korea's reluctance made it hard for AFC to act on the request.

David Lee, who also said he studied with Kim Hak-song in the USA, said Kim and his colleagues would send food to North Korea. "Our family members are waiting".

North Korea did not provide further details about the circumstances.

The arrest is the second of an American citizen by North Korea in two weeks.

Kim Hak-song also majored in agriculture at a university in Yanbian, China, and two years ago went to Pyongyang, according to David Kim.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has urged other Asian nations to pressure North Korea to dismantle its programs as well.

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