For veteran Korean watchers?
This will be NO surprise…
There was always skepticism about North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un moves to appear like he wanted to have a peace with the South Korean’s AND give up his nukes….
Few thought the North Korea leader would do so, even with American President saying he would help the poor country get back on it’s economic feet….
(The overnighting view is North Korea will NEVER give up it’s nuke’s)
Trump has been forced to say OUT LOUD that there would be NO American troop withdrawal from the South….
That, along with the US holding annual war game drills seems to have spooked the North Korean leader…
Donald Trump is gonna look a little foolish if he gets NOTHING out of all of this….
North Korea has cancelled Wednesday’s high-level talks with South Korea because of anger over its joint military exercises with the US.
The North’s official KCNA news agency said the exercises were a “provocation” and a rehearsal for an invasion.
It also warned the US over the fate of the historic summit between Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump that is scheduled for 12 June in Singapore.
In March, Mr Trump stunned the world by accepting an invitation to meet Mr Kim.
“We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!” the US leader later tweeted.
The US state department said it was continuing to prepare for the Trump-Kim summit and that it was not aware of any changes in the North Korean position
What exactly has North Korea cancelled?
In short, the scheduled talks with South Korea were a follow-up to a rare summit that was held on 27 April.
They were agreed earlier this week and were set to take place at Panmunjom, a military compound in the demilitarised zone between the two countries that is often referred to as the “truce”….
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