Russian Head of General Staff Gerasimov hands award weapon to Syrian generalMilitary & Defense August 19, 9:10
German politician says Crimea should to be recognized as part of RussiaWorld August 19, 6:22
Russian Emergencies Ministry carries out over 430 humanitarian missions abroad since 1993Society & Culture August 19, 6:18
Olympic diving champion Zakharov to carry Russia’s flag at opening ceremony of UniversiadeSport August 19, 4:11
New defense attorney to be appointed in former Ukrainian president’s high treason caseWorld August 19, 4:04
Mayor says Izmir International Fair homage to memory of late Russian ambassadorWorld August 19, 3:59
Putin, Medvedev emphasize need to restore cultural facilities in CrimeaSociety & Culture August 19, 3:43
El Pais: all four suspects in Barcelona terror attack shot deadWorld August 19, 3:36
Foreign Ministry speaker Zakharova very passionate about her dollhouseRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 18, 23:01
WASHINGTON, October 21. /TASS/. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the US national Jeffrey Fowle detained in May for what North Korea qualified as “unacceptable conduct” has been released and sent home.
“While this is a positive decision… we remain focused on the continued detention of Kenneth Bae and Matthew Miller and again call on the DPRK to immediately release them,” Earnest said.
South Korea welcomed the release of the American citizen and called on Pyongyang to release the others.
Media in North Korea have not reported about the release of Jeffrey Fowle as of yet.
According to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the 56-year-old American was arrested for unacceptable conduct. Fowle, who arrived in North Korea on April 29 as a tourist, did things violating laws of our country, its report said.
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and the United States have no diplomatic relations. The Swedish Embassy represents Washington’s interests in Pyongyang. Tensions have for many years persisted in relations between the two countries.