North Korea's Response to Terror Relisting in 5 Quotes

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By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 22, 2017 12:48 PM CST
In this Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing images of President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea.   (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

(Newser) – What does North Korea think of the US' Monday decision to relist it as a state sponsor of terror? Now we know: In the country's first public statement on the subject, a rep for the Foreign Ministry tells state-run KCNA that while North Korea doesn't care "whether the US puts a cap of 'terrorism' on us or not," the move is a "serious provocation and violent infringement" that only serves to strengthen its "deterrent force," as Yonhap puts it. Reuters and the AP have 4 more fiery quotes:

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