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North Korea Cites ‘Rumors’ of FBI Link to Raid on Spain Embassy

  • Pyongyang makes first report on Feb. 22 incident in Madrid
  • North monitoring ‘rumors of all hues’ FBI is involved: KCNA
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North Korea says it’s monitoring “rumors” the FBI was involved in a recent raid on its embassy in Spain.

In Pyongyang’s first public statement on the incident, an unidentified foreign ministry spokesperson said North Korea is tracking rumors that the FBI and an anti-North Korea group were involved in the “grave terrorist attack” on its embassy in Madrid on Feb. 22.