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The White House is concerned by detention of the American in DPRK - RIA Novosti, 5/8/2017


The traffic controller on one of streets in Pyongyang. Archival photo
WASHINGTON, on May 8 — RIA Novosti, Alexey Bogdanovsky. The White House is concerned by detention of the American citizen in DPRK, the U.S. President's press secretary Sean of Spayser.© of RIA Novosti has declared to journalists. Ilya Pitalevpereyti in fotobanksm have reported about detention in DPRK of the American on suspicion of espionage "We are well informed on it, and it disturbs us" — Spayser has told. He has confirmed that the USA, as well as in other similar cases, intends to ask for the help Embassy of Sweden in Pyongyang which represents the interests of the USA in DPRK for lack of diplomatic relations. Earlier the Reuters agency with reference to the Central Cable Agency of Korea (CCAK) has reported about detention of one more U.S. citizen on suspicion of implementation of the activity directed against the state. It was noted that the U.S. citizen Kim Haque Son working at the Pyongyang university of science and technologies has been detained on May 6. At the end of April became known about detention in DPRK of the American citizen Tony Kim (the Korean name of Kym San Doc) on a charge of subversive activities in the country. Kim Haque Son became the fourth U.S. citizen withheld in DPRK. Earlier it was reported that besides Tony Kim in the country the 62-year-old American of the Korean origin Kim Chong Chkhol and the student from the USA Otto-Friederich Uormbijer have been detained. In 2016 both of them have been sentenced to imprisonment on charges of subversive activities against DPRK.

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