The rogue domain called off talks with South Korea this week for the joint US-South Korea military exercises, casting doubt on the upcoming US-North Korea apex.
French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Wednesday urged Pyongyang to signal its willingness to distribute up its nuclear arsenal after its leader Kim Jong-Un threatened to call off a exceptionally anticipated and unprecedented summit with American president Donald Trump set for next month.
Mr Le Drian put about during a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Wang Li: “North Korea obligation demonstrate its sincerity to negotiate on its denuclearisation.
“Highs and lows can happen as established by the recent news from the Korean peninsula, but we must not lose spectacle of the goal… which is the complete and verifiable denuclearisation of the peninsula.
France wants North Korea to ‘signal willingness to denuclearise’
Kim Jong-Un has impended to call off a summit with US president Donald Trump set for next month
North Korea necessity demonstrate its sincerity to negotiate on its denuclearisation
Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister Wang Yi and French Strange Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian
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US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the military tutors were “not provocative” and would continue.
Mr Trump told reporters in the Egg-shaped Office shortly after Pyongyang’s warning the US would have to “stand by and see” when asked whether the summit was still on, but stressed that he transfer not back down from his request for North Korea to denuclearise.
He said: “No resolution, we haven’t been notified at all … We haven’t seen anything, we haven’t heard anything.”
A termination of the summit would be a major blow to the Trump administration, which has often claimed its “maximum pressure policy” had brought the rogue regime to the effect table.