• Kyodo


A North Korean organization on Monday rebuked a Japanese court’s recent rejection of a lawsuit seeking nullification of a decision by local authorities not to pay subsidies to 10 Korean schools in Osaka Prefecture.

The Korean Committee for Aiding Overseas Compatriots said in a statement that the ruling handed down by the Osaka District Court on Jan. 26 represents a hostile attitude toward North Korea, according to North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency.

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