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U.S. Despicable Misuse of Int'l Law Assailed

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)

    Pyongyang, March 15 (KCNA) -- The U.S. has recently misused the international humanitarian law and human rights convention in a bid to perpetrate armed intervention against anti-U.S. independent and sovereign nations and bring down their systems. Moreover, it is working hard to fabricate new international laws and regulations to put anti-U.S. independent nations under its control, while peddling the "theory that human rights are more important than state sovereignty" and calling for "non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD)".
    Worse still, it is resorting to extraterritorial practices in disregard of such international law as the UN Charter that stipulates the respect for state sovereignty as its fundamental principle.
    In this regard Rodong Sinmun today says in a signed commentary:
    These practices of the U.S. are an outright challenge to sovereignty and international justice and a blatant breach of international law.
    The U.S. military occupation of Iraq and killings of civilians there are a downright infringement upon the humanitarian principles.
    Typical of the moves stepped up by the U.S. to overturn the political systems of other countries under the pretext of "human rights issue" is the "North Korean Human Rights Act" adopted at U.S. Congress.
    It is foolish and naive of the U.S. to think that it can change the political and economic systems in the DPRK according to its standards.
    What merits a more serious attention is that the U.S. is contemplating cooking up new wrong international laws and regulations. This is evidenced by the facts that it is working hard to bring the issue of instituting a law designed to pull up other countries over "human rights issues" and use them as leverage for interfering in their internal affairs for discussion at the UN General Assembly and develop the PSI and "regional maritime security initiative" aimed at naval blockade against the DPRK and other anti-U.S. nations under the cloak of "non-proliferation of WMD" into international judicial systems.
    Any interference in other nations' internal affairs under the pretext of human rights issue may bring about such serious consequences as the destruction of their political systems and the change of their regimes.
    What should not go unnoticed here is that the U.S. is unilaterally engaged in extraterritorial acts.
    It is its way of thinking that its extraterritorial behaviour in breach of international law does not pose any problem.
    If the U.S. misuse of international law is allowed and connived at, the world will turn into a U.S.-dominated lawless one.
    All the nations should never allow and tolerate such arrogant and reckless misuse of international law by the U.S. but decidedly frustrate it.



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