North Korea steps back from Trump summit

North Korea’s vice-foreign minister Tuesday accused the US of “making reckless statements and of harboring sinister intentions,” and said Kim Jong-un may pull out of the June 12 summit with President Donald Trump. The official angrily pointed the finger at US National Security Adviser John Bolton’s proposal to apply the Libyan model of nuclear disarmament to Pyongyang. Calling a joint US-South Korean drill a provocation,” the North cancelled a follow-up meeting with South Korea scheduled for Wednesday.

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3 thoughts on “North Korea steps back from Trump summit

  • May 16, 2018 @ 8:57 at 8:57
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    I had a feeling that this was too good to be true! Well, we’ll have to see what happens next…

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  • May 16, 2018 @ 13:08 at 13:08
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    Has been said before: the 400 lb. porky-piglet Kim will have to morph into a 180 lb. Man, before he
    honestly gives up on his nuclear avarice. This change is a long way off, if ever…

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  • May 17, 2018 @ 3:01 at 3:01
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    “…Adviser John Bolton’s proposal to apply the Libyan model of nuclear disarmament to Pyongyang.”

    Hummmmm … Kim should ask Muammar Gaddafi about what that Libyan model of nuclear disarmament really means before jumping to crazy conclusions … oh … wait …

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