Retired US basketball star
Dennis Rodman has apologised for comments he made about an
imprisoned US missionary in North Korea, CNN said on Thursday,
quoting a statement.
Rodman's fourth trip to North Korea had drawn criticism from
human rights activists and the family of imprisoned US
missionary Kenneth Bae after Rodman appeared to suggest in an
interview peppered with obscenities that Bae, rather than the
North Korean authorities, was responsible for his incarceration.
"I want to apologize, I take full responsibility," Rodman
was quoted as saying, adding that he had been drinking on a