July 27, 2020

Pyongyang ‘looking to blame Seoul’ for virus: analysts

Seoul (AFP) – North Korea is seizing on the return of a defector from the South to point the finger at Seoul for the arrival of coronavirus in the country after months of denying it had any cases, analysts said Monday.Pyongyang imposed a lockdown on the border city of Kaesong, saying it had found a suspected COVID-19 infection in a defector who had returned across the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone that divides the peninsula, state media reported at the weekend.For months the North had denied having any cases of the virus that swept the world after first emerging in neighbouring China –…

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