U.S. President Donald Trump greets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Joint Security Area on Sunday, June 30, 2019. VIA KCNA
U.S. President Donald Trump greets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Joint Security Area on Sunday, June 30, 2019. VIA KCNA

North Korea offers to restart nuclear talks with US later this month

by Kim Gamel
Stars and Stripes

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea offered Monday to restart stalled nuclear negotiations with the U.S. later this month but warned “dealings may come to an end” if the Americans don’t bring something new to the table.

Talks have been stalled since President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un failed to reach an agreement during their second summit in February in Vietnam.

The leaders agreed to resume working-level talks during their impromptu meeting on June 30 on the Korean border, but no date has been set. North Korea also raised tensions by test-firing several short-range ballistic missiles during the summer.

Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui said Monday that North Korea was ready to come back to the table after repeated calls for talks by the U.S.

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