In the interview with the ABC News from India, Clinton said North Korea's strategy to get attention with provocations will not pay off.
"What we've seen is this constant demand for attention, and maybe it's the mother in me or the experience that I've had with small children and unruly teenagers and people who are demanding attention," she said. "We weren't going to give the North Koreans the satisfaction they were looking for, which is to try to elevate them again to center stage."
"Don't give it to them," Clinton said. "They don't deserve it. They are acting out in a way to send a message that is not a message we're interested in receiving."
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
NK just after attention, Secretary of State says.
Here's quite a quotation from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: