In a statement carried by state media, North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui stated Pompeo’s”thoughtless” remarks increased North Korean people’s hatred toward Americans and made it tougher to get working-level nuclear negotiations between the states to restart.
“Our expectations of conversation with all the U.S. are slowly disappearing, and we’re being forced to reexamine each of the steps we’ve taken up to now,” Choe said.
“We are incredibly interested in the history of this American high diplomat’s thoughtless remarks, and we’ll see what calculations he’s.
The U.S. hadn’t place any more our patience to the test with these kinds of remarks irritating us whether it does not wish bitter regrets then” Pompeo in address to U.S. specialists in Indiana on Tuesday reported the Trump government realized that”North Korea’s rogue behavior couldn’t be dismissed” while touting its strategy in foreign policy. We predicted out China’s bad behavior on commerce and domestic security. We understood – we realized that North Korea’s rogue action couldn’t be dismissed.”
Nuclear discussions have been at a standstill because a February summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Vietnam dropped following the U.S. side rejected North Korean demands for extensive sanctions aid in exchange for a partial surrender of its nuclear capabilities.
The North because the breakdown Hanoi has demanded that Washington eliminate Pompeo in the nuclear negotiations, accusing him of keeping up a hard-line stance on sanctions and withdrawing Pyongyang’s statements while avoiding direct criticism of Trump.
Trump and Kim met again in the inter-Korean boundary in June and agreed to restart working-level talks, but there’s not been any known meeting between the states since then. The North recently ran a ton of short-range ballistic missile tests in what is regarded as an effort to raise pressure on Washington and Seoul over the slow atomic diplomacy.