FreeCurrencyRates.com

इंडियन आवाज़     17 Jan 2019 09:59:54      انڈین آواز
Ad

N.Korea hints at suspending summit with US

US N Korea

WEB DESK

North Korea has conveyed that it may have to reconsider holding its first-ever summit with the United States if the country continues to press Pyongyang to unilaterally abandon its nuclear program.

The Korean Central News Agency on Wednesday reported the remark by North Korea’s First Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan, who has led negotiations with the United States.

The remark came following the North’s announcement earlier in the day that it had suspended high-level talks with South Korea scheduled for the same day.

The day’s edition of the Workers’ Party newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, harshly criticized the South’s 2-week long Max Thunder drills with the US, which began on Friday.

Referring to the mobilization of about 100 aircraft, it accused the drills of being “a flagrant challenge to the Panmunjom Declaration, and an intentional provocation running counter to the positive political development on the Korean Peninsula.”

It placed full blame on South Korea for the suspension of the inter-Korean talks which were scheduled to discuss implementation of the declaration.

The latest moves are seen as an effort by North Korea to maintain the upper hand in the process leading up to its summit with the US in Singapore on June 12th.

The United States is seeking North Korea’s complete, irreversible and verifiable denuclearization. Pyongyang wants a phased plan including a guarantee of the safety of its regime and the removal of military threats to the country.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Ad
Ad

SPORTS

Saina Nehwal, Parupalli & Kidambi enter second round of Malaysia Masters

Indian shuttlers, Olympic medallist Saina Nehwal, Parupalli Kashyap and Kidambi Srikanth entered the second ro ...

Delhi dominates in judo win 12 gold, 3 silver and 6 bronze at KIYG

AMN Delhi judokas have proved to be a cut above the rest by winning 12 gold, 3 silver and 6 bronze medals at ...

Punjab, Goa in the Semi finals of Boys U-21 Football at KIYG

HSB / Pune Trailing 0-1 till the 56th Minute Punjab staged a fine recovery to down Goa 2-1 but both the teams ...

Ad

MARQUEE

Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Several monuments across India turned blue today Nov 20 – the World Children ...

US school students discuss ways to gun control

             Students  discuss strategies on legislation, communities, schools, and mental health and ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Noted Film actor Kader Khan passes away in Canada

Born in Kabul, Khan made his acting debut in 1973 with Rajesh Khanna's "Daag" and has featured in over 300 fil ...

Mortal remains of Mrinal Sen cremated in Kolkata

    Mortal remains of Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen, the last of the triumvirate of directi ...

Ad

@Powered By: Logicsart