DPRK stands for the North’s official name, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
“The launch was a self-defense exercise by Pyongyang to defend the Korean Peninsula and the Asia-Pacific region from a disaster. Nuclear war“, she said, adding that no one could blame the North in the face of Washington’s “hostile policy”.
They lashed out at the United Nations Security Council for its response to the launch.
In a joint statement, 10 of the 15 members of the Security Council, including South Korea, condemned the latest test and called the North’s 20 launches of ballistic missiles in 2023 “flagrant violations of multiple Security Council resolutions.”
Kim Yo Jong accused the statement of being “unfair and prejudiced”.
She alleged earlier this week US military surveillance jets They were warned that they would be shot down if they violated North Korean airspace.
In response to missile launches by the North this year, Seoul and Washington have stepped up security cooperation, vowing to face a nuclear response if Pyongyang ever uses nuclear weapons against allies.