Day after missile test, North says Trump sent letter offering coronavirus aid

In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects military exercise at an undisclosed location in North Korea on Saturday, March 21, 2020. KOREAN CENTRAL NEWS AGENCY,KOREA NEWS SERVICE/ AP
In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects military exercise at an undisclosed location in North Korea on Saturday, March 21, 2020. KOREAN CENTRAL NEWS AGENCY,KOREA NEWS SERVICE/ AP

Day after missile test, North says Trump sent letter offering coronavirus aid

by Kim Gamel
Stars and Stripes

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Sunday welcomed a letter sent by President Donald Trump offering help in fighting the coronavirus but warned that good relations between the leaders was not enough to restart nuclear talks.

Underscoring the continued threat, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw a missile test on Saturday as the communist state pressed forward with weapons development amid the diplomatic deadlock.

Kim’s sister praised Trump for sending a letter “at a time as now when big difficulties and challenges lie in the way of developing the bilateral relations.”

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