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WannaCry attack claim baseless, show us proof: North Korea's UN envoy to US

North Korea believes Washington is using the allegation to create an "extremely confrontational atmosphere"

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A North Korean ambassador to the says the US claim that was behind the attack earlier this year is a baseless provocation and demanded back up its accusations with evidence.

The North's in charge of US-related issues says believes is using the allegation to create an "extremely confrontational atmosphere."

Pak Song Il told The Associated Press in a telephone interview from late on Monday: "If they are so sure, show us the evidence."

The attack infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide and crippled parts of Britain's in May.

First Published: Tue, December 26 2017. 08:18 IST