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North Korea to Trump: We are ready for talks at any time

Unread postby Wsj » Fri May 25, 2018 12:08 pm

North Korea said Friday it is willing to talk to the United States “at any time” after President Donald Trump abruptly cancelled a summit.

Trump blamed “open hostility” from the North Korean regime for his decision to call off the planned talks with Kim Jong Un, and warned Pyongyang against committing any “foolish or reckless acts.”

In a personal letter to Kim, Trump announced Thursday he would not go ahead with the June 12 summit in Singapore, following what the White House called a “trail of broken promises” by the North.



Pyongyang’s immediate reaction to the sudden U-turn was conciliatory.

First Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan called Trump’s decision “unexpected” and “regrettable”. But he left the door open, saying officials were willing “to sit face-to-face at any time.”

Just before Trump announced the cancellation of the talks, North Korea declared it had “completely” dismantled its nuclear test site in the country’s far northeast, in a carefully choreographed goodwill gesture ahead of the summit.

But the chances of success for the unprecedented face-to-face had recently been thrown into doubt as threats were traded by both sides.

Trump’s announcement came a day after Pyongyang hardened its rhetoric, calling comments by Vice President Mike Pence “ignorant and stupid”.

“Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting,” read Trump’s letter to Kim.

But he said talks could still go ahead “at a later date”.

The decision blindsided treaty ally South Korea, which until now had brokered a remarkable detente between Washington and Pyongyang.



South Korean President Moon Jae-in called the move “shocking and very regrettable” as he scrambled his national security team.

Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon said Seoul would continue talking to Kim’s regime which he believed “remains sincere in implementing the agreement and making efforts on denuclearisation and peace building”.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the parties to keep talking, as did host Singapore, while Russia’s President Vladimir Putin held out hope that dialogue would resume and the talks would eventually take place.

Japan said it would maintain “close cooperation” with the United States and South Korea.

Politically, Trump had invested heavily in the success of the planned summit. But as the date drew nearer, the gulf in expectations between the two sides became apparent.

Washington has made it clear it wants to see the “complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation” of the North.

But Pyongyang has vowed it will never give up its nuclear deterrent until it feels safe from what it terms US aggression.

A senior White House official said Pyongyang had demonstrated a “profound lack of good faith” in the run-up to the summit — including standing up the White House’s deputy chief of staff, who had travelled to Singapore for preparatory talks.


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Re: North Korea to Trump: We are ready for talks at any time

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