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N. Korea refers to Abe as an 'idiot and villain'

Nov 09, 2019 - The Japan Times

Jesse Johnson

North Korea on Thursday unleashed an insult-laden diatribe against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, calling him an "idiot and villain" who should not even dream of setting foot in Pyongyang, and hinted at the possibility of missiles again flying over Japan after Abe criticized a recent weapons test by the North.

In a statement attributed to Song Il Ho, the North Korean ambassador for normalization talks with Japan, the official blasted Abe as reacting "as if a nuclear bomb wa...