"We do not intend to succumb to the demands of the United States [put forward at the Hanoi summit] in any form, nor are we ready to engage in such negotiations," said Cho, according to the Russian state news agency TASS, who attended the press conference in Pyongyang
Choe said the North was deeply disappointed at the failure of both sides to reach agreement at last month's summit between Kim Chen Wu and US President Donald Trump in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi
. a collapse of US talks, saying the US delegation was too demanding and rigid: [The US] "were too busy pursuing their own political interests and did not genuinely intend to achieve results," Cha added, according to TASS.
The United States has not yet commented on Choi's comments. On Monday, the US Special Representative for North Korea said Washington would not accept phased denuclearization from Pyongyang and argued that the two countries remain closely involved despite the collapse of the Hanoi summit. "Diplomacy is still very lively," Steven Beegun told the Carnegie International Carnegie Nuclear Policy Conference in Washington, DC. "Although we have not made such progress in the six months that we hoped to come to on the first day, we remain closely involved with our North Korean partners."
] "We do not know," what will Kim decide to do in the future and that any decision to resume these trials can be "a very solution, but only his decision," said Bigun. He also noted that Trump was "clear" how much he would be disappointed if the test resumed. A senior US defense official told CNN Monday that commercial satellite imagery showed nothing to be of concern to the US at the time.
North Korea confessed for the first time last Friday that the Hanoi summit ended "unexpectedly without agreement." Although he had previously drawn the Trump-Kim Summit in Vietnam in the positive light, the state news agency KCNA said that the meeting has not gone as well as expected. Korea, but instead the meeting ended without a general agreement after Kim demanded that all US sanctions be abolished for his country.
"Sometimes you have to go," Trump said during a press conference after the negotiations ended, which he broke. earlier than planned. "It was only one of those times."