North Korea jumps on South Korean president’s ouster, calling her a ‘criminal’

North Korea wasted no time in bashing South Korea’s ousted president Friday, calling her a “common criminal” — and signaling that the countries’ decades-long war was no close to ending.

The South Korean leader, Park Geun-hye, “had one more year left as ‘president’ but, now she’s been ousted, she will be investigated as a common criminal,” North Korea’s state KCNA news agency reported. It was an unusually quick response from the rogue nation, which typically waits days to report international news, according to Reuters.

SOUTH KOREA’S DISGRACED PRESIDENT FORMALLY IMPEACHED BY COURT

South Korea’s Constitutional Court removed Park from office in a unanimous ruling earlier Friday over a corruption scandal that plunged the country into political turmoil and worsened an already-serious national divide. The decision capped a stunning fall for the country’s first female leader, who rode a wave of lingering conservative nostalgia for her late dictator father to victory in 2012, only to see her presidency crumble as millions of furious protesters filled the nation’s streets.

The Korean War, which started in 1950, saw a stop to fighting in 1953 — but the countries never signed a peace treaty, meaning they are still technically at war. North Korea’s push to expand its missile arsenal has only made the situation worse, analysts have said.

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