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North Korea insults John Kerry over his looks

/ 03:58 PM August 20, 2014
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, second from right . AP FILE PHOTO

SEOUL, South Korea — In its latest personal attack on a prominent official, North Korea has called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry a wild dog with a “hideous lantern jaw.”

Wednesday’s slur from the National Defense Commission, the North’s top governing body, is the latest in a slew of crude insults against U.S. and South Korean leaders. The North’s state media has called President Barack Obama a monkey and South Korean President Park Geun-hye a prostitute.

An unidentified commission official describes Kerry as a “wolf donning the mask of sheep” who plays a role in US plans to invade North Korea.

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He criticized Kerry’s comments on North Korea’s human rights record and weapons programs.

South Korean activists frequently use images depicting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a pig in anti-Pyongyang rallies.

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