12 May 2017

News Story: DPRK vows to deal with 2 recently detained U.S. citizens according to law

PYONGYANG, May 11 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said Thursday it will deal with two U.S. citizens detained recently by its security service in accordance with the law.

The Korean Central News Agency quoted a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry of the DPRK as saying that "the recently detained Americans are under investigation of a relevant legislative organ for their criminal acts against the DPRK."

The DPRK security service detained two U.S. citizens in late April and early May for suspected hostile activities against the country. Both of them are of Korean origin and worked for a local university.

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