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North Korea: We have no intention of resuming talks with U.S.

Israel National News reports: “North Korea has no intention to sit down with the United States and is urging South Korea to ‘stop meddling,’ a senior diplomat said on Tuesday (local time), according to Reuters.

Kwon Jong Gun, director general for US affairs at Pyongyang’s foreign ministry, accused South Korea of misinterpreting Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui’s earlier statement dismissing an ‘untimely rumor’ about another summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump.

Choe said on Saturday that North Korea does not feel the need for a new summit, days after South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who had offered to mediate between Kim and Trump, suggested the two leaders meet again before the US elections in November.

‘It is just the time for it to stop meddling in others’ affairs but it seems there is no cure or prescription for its bad habit,’ Kwon said in a statement carried by the North’s official KCNA news agency.

‘Explicitly speaking once again, we have no intention to sit face to face with the United States,’ he stressed…”

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