Third World War looming as North Korea detains American Professor.
The government of North Korean has arrested and detained an professor from the United States of America at the Pyongyang International airport. The professor whose surname is Kim was arrested while bidding his way out of the Asian nation.
The development follows Japanese announcement of two of its Naval destroyers which have commenced a joint naval drills with the America’s USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group in the western Pacific Ocean.
The United State does not have any diplomatic relations with North Korea, its only uses Sweden to negotiate any business in North Korea. On the new development, the Swedish embassy had on Sunday, April 23 confirmed the arrest and detention of Professor Kim.
According to what the deputy chief of mission at the Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang, Matina Aberg and quoted by CNN, he said: “He was prevented from getting on the flight out of Pyongyang.
“We don’t comment further than this.”
This is actually not the first time the government of North Korean will detain American citizens, atleast two other American citizens and a British reporter within the last 5 years have been detained by the secretive administration led by Kim Jong-Un.
Otto Warmbier, 21, who was a student at the University of Virginia, was detained at Pyongyang airport on January 2, 2016, following a visit to the country with a tour group. He was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for reportedly removing a political sign from a hotel wall.
While Kim Dong Chul, who is a naturalized US citizen of Korean origin, was also arrested on October 2015 and sentenced to 10 years of hard labor on espionage charges, in 2016.