North Korea says there was no way the United States would bring alternative plans for their stalled nuclear talks to a meeting proposed by Stockholm in two weeks after weekend negotiations in Sweden broke down.
North Korea said on Thursday it had successfully test-fired a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from the sea to contain external threats and bolster self-defense, ahead of fresh nuclear talks with the United States.
The ministry ordered a nationwide movement ban of hogs and related livestock for 48 hours while looking into the source deadly swine fever.
A recent remark by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about “North Korea’s rogue behaviour” will make talks with the United States more difficult, the North’s KCNA news agency on Saturday quoted its vice foreign minister, Choe Son Hui, as saying.
North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast, the South Korean military said.