July 10, 2020
KCNA Pyongyang Times

Dancing to the tune of others

Date: 23/04/2017 | Source: Pyongyang Times | Read original version at source

[2017-04-23]









One of the DPRK’s neighbours recently announced that it would take “necessary steps” and do an “about-face” in the approach towards the DPRK over its self-defensive countermeasures, in a thinly veiled threat to the latter. But it keeps mum about the US’ provocative moves of driving the situation to the brink of war by deploying an unprecedentedly huge amount of strategic assets in the Korean peninsula waters.
Notably, it claimed that the DPRK would not bear its economic sanctions and it should reflect on how important bilateral relations are, adding that they could ensure peace to the DPRK and provide it with needs for economic prosperity.
On April 18, one of its public media asserted that the DPRK’s nuclear and missile programme has resulted in making the US a collaborator from a rival in the past.
If then, the question is how the DPRK will have to call it and how to treat it from now on.
The DPRK’s self-defensive nuclear deterrent is not a bargain to swap with something.
The Korean people and service personnel have tightened their belt to build the deterrent in order to defend the country’s sovereignty and right to existence. Despite living under economic embargo for decades, they have got along by their own efforts and advanced along the road chosen by themselves.
The current reality which is governed by the law of jungle brings home to the DPRK such a hard fact that you should believe only in your own strength and you can live on only when relying on self-reliance and self-development.
If they misunderstand the DPRK’s will and cling to economic sanctions while keeping dancing to the tune of others, they might receive applause from the DPRK’s enemies but it will also have to be ready for the catastrophic consequences for bilateral ties.
The DPRK will safeguard its dignity and build a people’s paradise by its own efforts, firmly united around Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un.
Jong Phil

More From Pyongyang Times

School brings up teenagers to be promising players

School brings up teenagers to be promising players

“Our school picks and chooses from across the country those students with an aptitude and talent for sports including suitable

Pyongyang Times July 09, 2020

“Our school picks and chooses from across the country those students with an aptitude and talent for sports including suitable

President Kim Il Sung’s external activities for global independence

President Kim Il Sung’s external activities for global independence

President Kim Il Sung met with a total of over 70 000 foreign personages from 136 countries throughout his life as he conducted en

Pyongyang Times July 09, 2020

President Kim Il Sung met with a total of over 70 000 foreign personages from 136 countries throughout his life as he conducted en

Grand house for all people’s study

Grand house for all people’s study

In every July, the month when President Kim Il Sung passed away, the Korean people especially feel an immense yearning for him.“Pr

Pyongyang Times July 09, 2020

In every July, the month when President Kim Il Sung passed away, the Korean people especially feel an immense yearning for him.“Pr

A complete farce

A complete farce

Shortly ago, a research institute under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan posted on Internet a video clip asserting its

Pyongyang Times July 09, 2020

Shortly ago, a research institute under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan posted on Internet a video clip asserting its

Great sage sets example of international cooperation

Great sage sets example of international cooperation

President Kim Il Sung was the great sage of humankind who set an example of international cooperation. When Cuba was experiencing

Pyongyang Times July 09, 2020

President Kim Il Sung was the great sage of humankind who set an example of international cooperation. When Cuba was experiencing

President Kim Il Sung remembered

President Kim Il Sung remembered

The whole Korean nation commemorated the anniversary of the death of President Kim Il Sung on July 8, the greatest national

Pyongyang Times July 09, 2020

The whole Korean nation commemorated the anniversary of the death of President Kim Il Sung on July 8, the greatest national

Pak Pong Ju inspects construction site of Pyongyang General Hospital

Pak Pong Ju inspects construction site of Pyongyang General Hospital

Pak Pong Ju, member of the Presidium of Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, vice-chairman

Pyongyang Times July 09, 2020

Pak Pong Ju, member of the Presidium of Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, vice-chairman

President Kim Il Sung remembered for his independent politics

President Kim Il Sung remembered for his independent politics

It has been 26 years since President Kim Il Sung passed away. But no Korean people have ever thought that he left this world.

Pyongyang Times July 08, 2020

It has been 26 years since President Kim Il Sung passed away. But no Korean people have ever thought that he left this world.

Another document reveals Japan's wartime crimes

Another document reveals Japan's wartime crimes

Tokyo Shimbun recently reported that an official document on a Japanese germ warfare unit has newly been found. The document

Pyongyang Times July 08, 2020

Tokyo Shimbun recently reported that an official document on a Japanese germ warfare unit has newly been found. The document

Anecdotes tell something about President's life and work

Anecdotes tell something about President's life and work

Deeply ingrained habit In April 1962, the Political Committee of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea decided to

Pyongyang Times July 08, 2020

Deeply ingrained habit In April 1962, the Political Committee of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea decided to

Baskets of flowers come from abroad

Baskets of flowers come from abroad

Overseas families related to the anti-Japanese revolutionary struggle and foreign organizations and personages sent baskets of

Pyongyang Times July 08, 2020

Overseas families related to the anti-Japanese revolutionary struggle and foreign organizations and personages sent baskets of

Mosaic murals depicting great leaders erected at different units

Mosaic murals depicting great leaders erected at different units

Mosaic murals depicting President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il on Mt Paektu, the sacred mountain of the revolution, have

Pyongyang Times July 08, 2020

Mosaic murals depicting President Kim Il Sung and Chairman Kim Jong Il on Mt Paektu, the sacred mountain of the revolution, have

Anti-corrosion technique based on solar energy

Anti-corrosion technique based on solar energy

The West Sea Barrage Company has developed and introduced a solar energy-based technique for preventing steel structures from

Pyongyang Times July 08, 2020

The West Sea Barrage Company has developed and introduced a solar energy-based technique for preventing steel structures from

Waterway project completed in Kumya

Waterway project completed in Kumya

South Hamgyong Province has built a gravity-fed waterway spanning more than 40 kilometres in Kumya County.

Pyongyang Times July 08, 2020

South Hamgyong Province has built a gravity-fed waterway spanning more than 40 kilometres in Kumya County.

Pressure upon China will be futile

Pressure upon China will be futile

Last May, the US made public a report on strategy against China and officially set it as its strategy to mount overall pressure on

Pyongyang Times July 08, 2020

Last May, the US made public a report on strategy against China and officially set it as its strategy to mount overall pressure on

Tragic reality brought by Western-style ‘democracy’

Tragic reality brought by Western-style ‘democracy’

The US likes to find fault with others’ human rights situations while advertising itself often as a “human rights model”.However,

Pyongyang Times July 07, 2020

The US likes to find fault with others’ human rights situations while advertising itself often as a “human rights model”.However,

Supreme Leader sends birthday spread to centenarian in Sariwon

Supreme Leader sends birthday spread to centenarian in Sariwon

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un sent a birthday spread to Ra Pan Wol living in Unbyol-dong of Sariwon, North Hwanghae Province, on her

Pyongyang Times July 07, 2020

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un sent a birthday spread to Ra Pan Wol living in Unbyol-dong of Sariwon, North Hwanghae Province, on her

More Articles