North Korea threatens to cancel Trump meeting over nuclear question - News Summed Up

North Korea threatens to cancel Trump meeting over nuclear question


CLOSE The U.S. and South Korea’s joint military exercises are reportedly not sitting well with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Kim Kye Gwan accused the White House and State Department of attempting to turn North Korea into another Libya with its insistence on "abandoning nuclear weapons first, compensating afterwards." Kim was referring to comments by Trump's national security adviser John Bolton in March that the administration is "looking at the Libya model" for it North Korea negotiations. The U.S. and South Korea are currently undertaking their annual Max Thunder drills, which this year involve around 100 aircraft, including eight F-22 stealth fighter jets. Contributing: Oren Dorell in Washington, D.C.More: Dismantling North Korea nukes could be costly and take years to completeNorth Korean summit: Mike Pompeo says U.S. aware of risks, but hopes for successPreviously: North Korea threatens to cancel Trump-Kim Jong Un meetingRead or Share this story: https://usat.ly/2Ip2maY


Source: Libya Today May 16, 2018 05:03 UTC


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