It may just be posturing, or another signal of dying diplomacy.
North Korea threatened to end diplomatic talks with the US as well as its moratorium on missile and nuclear tests — a provocative statement that could end a months-long period of relative harmony between the two nations.
Speaking to reporters on Friday, North Korea’s Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui said her nation’s leader, Kim Jong Un, was disappointed not to make a deal when he met President Donald Trump in Vietnam last month. That failure, according to many, occurred because of the Trump administration’s hardline position that North Korea must give up all of its nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons before it receives any sanctions relief.
Both leaders walked away from the negotiating table, and the summit ended hours early. And now, it seems, Kim has lost patience with the process altogether.
“We have no intention to yield to the US…