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Despite North Korea's threat, WH still hopeful on Trump-Kim meet: Updates

North Korea today suspended talks with South Korea and threatened to scrap summit with Trump over US-South Korea joint military drills and other issues, including denuclearisation

BS Web Team & Agencies  |  New Delhi 

North Korea abruptly announced a suspension of high-level inter-Korean talks scheduled for Wednesday, citing ongoing US-South Korean military drills and also threatened to pull out of a summit with US President Donald Trump if Washington pushes it to give up nuclear weapons. North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said the "Max Thunder" drills between the South Korean and US Air Forces "were a rehearsal for invasion of the North and a provocation amid warming inter-Korean ties". It also called into question whether June 12 summit between North ...

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 21:32 IST