In a long report by Pyongyang's state-run Korean Central News Agency, the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was accused on Friday of trying to use biochemical substances to kill North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
The statement, carried by North Korean news agency KCNA, said the alleged plot included the use of "biochemical substances including radioactive substance and nano poisonous substance".
Pompeo's visit to South Korea included "detailed security discussions" with Seoul intelligence officials and a visit to an island near the border with the North, according to the US military command in Korea.
The agents "ideologically corrupted and bribed a DPRK citizen surnamed Kim" to carry out the attack the statement said, using the initials for North Korea's formal name. The CIA declined to comment and South Korea has issued no statement so far.
FILE - In this Saturday, April 15, 2017, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves during a military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea, to celebrate the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung, the country's late founder and grandfather of current ruler Kim Jong Un.
North Korean officials said that they only "recently uncovered and smashed" the "heinous crime", but did not give any other details of who was involved or how it was discovered.
Earlier this year, Kim Jong-un's half brother, Kim Jong-nam, was killed with the banned nerve agent VX at Kuala Lumpur worldwide airport.
Tension on the Korean peninsula continues to rise, driven by concern that the Kim Jong-Un regime is planning to conduct the country's sixth nuclear test or test-launch another ballistic missile in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions.
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