North Korea gives a stern warning to the United States[/rtl]
[rtl]Release date:: 2019/10/27 8:38 • 83 times read[/rtl]
Pyongyang has said there has been no progress in relations with the United States and that hostilities that could lead to exchanges of fire have resumed, the North's KCNA news agency reported.
In a statement signed on behalf of senior official Kim Young-chul, the agency said it would be a mistake for the United States to ignore the end of the year over "close personal relations" between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Kim Jong-un has set a year-end deadline for nuclear disarmament talks with Washington.
Kim Yong-chul, the US envoy to discuss the nuclear issue before the second Trump-Kim summit in Vietnam ended in February, said the United States was pressing North Korea "in a more subtle and fierce way" rather than responding to Pyongyang's call for Washington to adopt a new approach.
He said Washington was constantly pressing other countries to impose UN sanctions on North Korea.
"He hopes that the outcome of the US-North Korea relationship will not be that" there are permanent enemies but no permanent friends, "the statement quoted Kim Yong-chul as saying.