North Korea considers the talks in the United States and may reconsider a ban on missions and nuclear tests unless Washington makes concessions, news reports from the capital of the North quoted a senior diplomat who said.
Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui told US top US officials during a recent summit in Hanoi between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the TASS news agency of Russia and The Associated Press on Friday.
"We have no intention of producing the US requesting [at the Hanoi summit] in any form, nor are we ready to engage in negotiations of this kind," Choe told reporters in the capital of North Korea.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Advisor John Bolton "created the atmosphere of hatred and distrust and, therefore, obstructing constructive efforts for negotiations between the supreme leader of North Korea and the United States ", Tass noted Choe as s
Kim is scheduled to make an official statement soon in his position on denuclearization talks in the US and further North action, added this, Choe is mentioned.
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Choe told Washington to launch a golden opportunity at the summit and warned that Kim could reconsider a moratorium on missile launches and nuclear tests, reported the AP news agency.
"I want to make it clear that a gangster like the US stand has long been" Personal relationships between two supreme leaders are still good and chemistry is wonderful. "
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] Choe's comments indicate the typical rhetoric of the North at current points in its dealings with Washington.
But the South Korean presidential office has come out to say Choe's comments alone are not enough to measure the current situation, and it's monotone
Cheong Wa Dae said again that it should do "whatever it takes" to reopen negotiations between the North Korea and the US
China's Prime Minister Li Keqiang is driving perseverance and further talks between North Korea and the US.
"The problem with the peninsula can be said to be complicated and it can not be resolved overnight, "Li told an annual news release on Friday, although his remarks were not made in response to the TASS report.
The second Trump-Kim summit broke down on differences regarding US demand for Pyongyang in denuclearise and North Korea demand for dramatic relief from international sanctions imposed for nuclear tests and missiles, which it has been pursuing for years in disobedience of UN Security Council resolutions.
Choe said after Hanoi's statements that Kim might lose his promise to continue the deal with the United States after seeing it declined a request to lift some penalties for returning for North destroying its main known nuclear complex.
In Washington this week, the US special representative for North Korea, Stephen B is hoping the US will continue its close relationship, though he does not offer specifics when it may be resume new conversations.
Bolton, who has contended a strong North Korean strategy, last week that Trump is open to more conversations but sanctions are also warned if the North is not denuclear.
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