US-South Korea Drills Could Impact Nuclear Talks, Says North
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 23:41 WIB | GLOBAL |Global

North Korea has criticized U.S. plans to hold a joint military exercise next month with South Korea, suggesting the drills could negatively impact upcoming working-level nuclear talks with Washington.

In a statement from the Korean Central News Agency, North Korea™s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday said the exercise violates an agreement reached last year by Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un in Singapore.

œWe will look at the future moves of the United States, and we will make a decision regarding the holding of working-level talks, said the statement attributed to an unnamed North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesperson.

The U.S. and North Korea agreed to hold working-level talks following a hastily arranged meeting last month between Trump and Kim at the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas.

That meeting helped restart talks that had broken down over disagreements on how to pace sanctions relief with steps to dismantle North Korea™s nuclear weapons.

At their first summit in Singapore last June, Trump and Kim agreed to work œtoward complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. But neither side can agree on what that phrase means or how to begin working toward it.

In Singapore, Trump also agreed to scale back U.S. military exercises with South Korea. But North Korea still regularly complains about the smaller exercises.

Source : VOA

RELATED NEWS

Top Iran Leader Says Trump is a 'Clown' Who Pretends Support
Friday, 17 January 2020 23:31 WIB

Iran's supreme leader says its missile attack on U.S. troops in Iraq earlier this month was a "blow to America's image'' as a superpower, as he led prayers in Tehran for the first time since 2012. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said America had "cowardly'' killed the most effective commander in the fight a...

Pentagon Defends Track Record in Afghanistan
Friday, 17 January 2020 18:02 WIB

The Pentagon is rejecting accusations that military leadership "incentivized lying" to portray a more optimistic picture of U.S. efforts in the nearly two-decade-long war in Afghanistan. "The idea that there was some ... effort to hide the truth or the reality on the ground just doesn't hold water,...

US-China Trade Deal Draws Praise, But Leaves Considerable Unfinished Business
Friday, 17 January 2020 09:55 WIB

The "Phase 1" trade deal between the United States and China, signed with much fanfare at the White House on Wednesday, is being met with qualified praise by most trade experts who see good news in any reduction of tensions between the world's two largest economies. The deal also leaves many major ...

Russia's New PM a Career Bureaucrat With No Political Aims
Thursday, 16 January 2020 23:55 WIB

Mikhail Mishustin never had any political ambitions as a career bureaucrat and his name didn't come up as a top candidate to become Russia's next prime minister. But the 53-year-old Mishustin, the longtime chief of Russia's tax service, was tapped for the post by President Vladimir Putin. The lower...

China: Possible That New Virus Could Spread Between Humans
Thursday, 16 January 2020 17:36 WIB

The possibility that a new virus in central China could spread between humans cannot be ruled out, though the risk of transmission at the moment appears to be low, Chinese officials said Wednesday.    Forty-one people in the city of Wuhan have received a preliminary diagnosis of a no...

ANOTHER NEWS
S&P 500, Dow close at new records, notch best weekly gains since August
Saturday, 18 January 2020 04:19 WIB U.S. stocks closed at all-time highs Friday, marking the third-straight record close for the Dow and S&P 500, as investors cheered bullish economic data and continued to ride a wave of trade optimism. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 50...

DISCLAIMER

Seluruh materi atau konten yang tersaji di dalam website ini hanya bersifat informatif saja, dan tidak dimaksudkan sebagai pegangan serta keputusan dalam investasi atau jenis transaksi lainnya. Kami tidak bertanggung jawab atas segala akibat yang timbul dari penyajian konten tersebut. Semua pihak yang mengunjungi website ini harus membaca Terms of Service (Syarat dan Ketentuan Layanan) terlebih dahulu dan dihimbau untuk melakukan analisis secara independen serta memperoleh saran dari para ahli dibidangnya.