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‘Slanderous Farce’: N. Korea Goes Ballistic Over UK TV Nuclear Drama, Threatens To Cut Diplomatic Ties – 1 September 2014

RT logoNorth Korea has slammed a new British TV drama thriller revolving around its nuclear weapons program, urging the UK government to scrap the “slanderous farce” if it wants to maintain diplomatic ties.

A spokesman for the powerful National Defence Commission in Pyongyang described the upcoming Channel 4 TV series as a “slanderous farce” and a “conspiratorial charade.”

Opposite Number – a 10-part drama series commissioned by Channel 4 – features a British nuclear scientist captured in North Korea during a covert mission and forced to assist the country with its nuclear weapons program.

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