He emphasised that the North Koreans did not seek a complete removal of all sanctions, but only partial relief. However, he said the US side was insistent on North Korea moving “one more step” besides the shutting down of the Yongbyon plant, the country’s main nuclear facility. “It became crystal clear that the US was not ready to go through with this proposal,” the North Korean top diplomat said. The North Korean official said it would be difficult to come up with a better proposal than the one his country was putting on the table. The North Korean foreign minister did not take questions from the press afterwards.
Source: Viet Nam News March 01, 2019 00:56 UTC