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North Korea: US criticism of its rights shows fear of nukes

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says Donald Trump's decision to invite a defector from the North to the State of the Union address and Vice taking the father of to show the US is "horrified and confused" by Pyongyang's nuclear forces.

North Korea's today called both acts "desperate attempts" by the to keep up "its 'human rights' racket" against the country.

The mission called defector "human scum.

"Warmbier, a college student, died days after being returned to the US from a North Korean prison.

The has been very outspoken against human rights violations in

The North Korean mission's statement calls the US "the principal violator of human rights ever seen in the human history.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 04:45 IST