North Korea seeks U.N. probe of 'CIA torture crimes'

January 22, 2015 7:19 PM

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North Korea seeks U.N. probe of 'CIA torture crimes'

GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea called on Thursday for the top United Nations human rights body to investigate allegations of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) torture in the George W. Bush era, that were contained in a recent Senate report.

The move, announced by So Se Pyong, ambassador of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to the U.N. in Geneva, puts more strain on ties with Washington, following U.S. accusations that Pyongyang was behind a cyber attack on Sony Pictures. North Korea denies those accusations.

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