U.S. President Donald Trump has condemned North Korea after the death of student Otto Warmbier, who was flown back to the United States in a coma last week after spending a year in prison in North Korea.
Pyongyang claimed Warmbier had contracted botulism after his trail when he was given a sleeping pill and he never woke up.
Trump said Warmbier’s death had “deepened his resolve to prevent such tragedies from befalling innocent people at the hands of regimes that do not respect the rule of law or basic human decency”, the BBC reported.
“The United States once again condemns the brutality of the North Korean regime as we mourn its latest victim,” Trump added.
Trump said that a “lot of bad things happened” to Warmbier, adding: “At least we got him home to be with his parents, where they were so happy to see him, even though he was in very tough condition. Read more at NEWSWEEK.