North Korea: US not adhering to its side of the bargain

John Bolton Says North Korea Hasn't Done Much To Rid Itself Of Nuclear Weapons

But it accused unidentified high-level USA officials of "going against the intention of President Trump" by "making baseless allegations against us and making desperate attempts at intensifying the worldwide sanctions and pressure". But North Korea also indicated it is growing exhausted of the U.S.'s increasing pressure for full denuclearization.

"They made public the North Korea Sanctions and Enforcement Actions Advisory and additional sanctions, and called for cooperation in forcing sanctions and pressure even at the worldwide meetings", the statement reads.

The Security Council a year ago adopted three rounds of tough economic sanctions on North Korea, banning most of its exports of raw commodities and severely restricting oil supplies.

Both the South Korean and U.S. governments said they are closely coordinating on the issue and implementation of sanctions against North Korea amid concerns that South Korean firms' involvement in the North Korean coal imports could hurt Seoul's ties with Washington.

The frustration expressed by North Korea points to a fundamental disagreement between the two parties as to the timeline and progress of implementing what was agreed by Kim and Trump.

"Rather than obsessing about the score, we will try to serve as a peace delegation with a mission to advance South-North sports exchange", Lee Sung-keun of FC Gangwon said.

But a recent United Nations report showed Pyongyang was continuing with its nuclear and missile programmes and evading sanctions through ship-to-ship oil transfers.

NCAA announces sweeping reforms for college basketball | Lexington Herald Leader
The NBA already oversees the invitation process to the Chicago pre-draft combine and Portsmouth Invitational camps every spring. The changes include more flexibility for athletes deciding whether to pursue professional opportunities in the sport.

Donald Trump has touted the summit with Kim Jong-un in Singapore as a historic breakthrough.

South Korea started to look into the allegations that North Korean coal may have entered its ports in October.

South Korea's Presidential spokesman Kim Eui-keum said on Monday Seoul is "asking North Korea to speed up its denuclearization" and asking the United States to "show honest efforts about corresponding measures that North Korea is demanding".

Kim and Trump promised to work to end North Korea's weapons programs at their summit in Singapore, but the two countries have been struggling to reach a detailed accord to meet that goal.

Bolton, who spoke Tuesday, said Trump, in a letter to Kim, proposed sending Pompeo back to North Korea, and that Trump was ready to meet with Kim any time.

Yesterday, Pyongyang reiterated its own demand for the United States to agree to declare a formal end to the 1950-53 Korean War, which ended with an armistice and not a peace treaty.

Pyongyang has made clear it views a peace treaty and a security guarantee from the USA that Washington will not attack it as a key step in the process towards full denuclearization, and Thursday's statement appeared to express frustration at the lack of progress on these fronts. "The US should, even at this belated time, respond to our honest efforts in a corresponding manner".

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Cam Newton, Kelvin Benjamin Have Confrontation Before Game
Aug 11, 2018 - 01:35
This was not one of them. "I've spoken with Kelvin, and that's not how I want us to handle things like that". The beef stems from this quote from Benjamin speaking to The Athletic on his time in Carolina.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Fortnite Android beta is now live and you can download it
Aug 10, 2018 - 00:34
Since the very first Note, the S Pen has been an unpowered inductive stylus based on Wacom technology. When it comes to performance, Samsung is really throwing everything they have on the Galaxy Note9 .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Pence outlines plan for new Space Force by 2020
Aug 10, 2018 - 00:27
It wasn't immediately clear whether the new force would be a component of the Air Force, as the Marine Corps is to the Navy. On Thursday, Pence said that the administration will work with Congress on the plan , and will outline a budget next year.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Iran ambassador: Trump's sanctions violate United Nations security council resolution
Aug 10, 2018 - 00:26
Iran's national flags are seen on a square in Tehran February 10, 2012, a day before the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. The Iranian foreign minister also said the world does not pay attention to "impulsive tweeted diktats" by Trump.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Meghan Markle turns down invitation to Emmy Awards
Aug 09, 2018 - 01:57
Celebrity beauty guru Daniel Martin , who is based in New York City and was asked to do Meghan's makeup on her wedding day. And I think, obviously I am a British designer, but I think being a woman and being a women's woman played a part.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Georgia Hall takes Women's British Open at age 22
Aug 09, 2018 - 01:53
Hall took up golf at the age of seven and quickly rose up the junior and amateur ranks. It was her first major championship victory but I suspect it won't be her last.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top The Academy introduces new Oscar category and statue: Outstanding Popular Film
Aug 09, 2018 - 01:52
Oh, and the Oscars consistently perform better than the Grammys, Emmys, and Tonys. And so we have the "popular" film consolation prize.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Saudi Arabia's state airline to suspend Canadian operations starting August 13
Aug 08, 2018 - 00:40
Canada has said it is "gravely concerned" about the arrests and has called for those detained to be released immediately. The first Canadian source said Ottawa had no regrets about speaking out on human rights in Saudi Arabia.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top California's Mendocino Wildfire Is Now The 2nd-Largest In State History
Aug 08, 2018 - 00:39
The fire, which also includes the Ranch and River fires , was only 30 percent contained Monday evening. Another large fire that is still now uncontained, the Carr Fire , is climbing the list at number 12.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Russian Federation : 18 killed in Siberian oil worker helicopter crash
Aug 05, 2018 - 04:05
It added that the second helicopter landed safely and that the accident took place in "normal" weather conditions. In April, a Mi-8 helicopter crashed in far eastern Russian Federation , killing six people.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Twin Northern California fires force thousands to flee homes
Aug 05, 2018 - 02:44
Varney's radio wasn't communicating with headquarters, so his assistant relayed messages - until they lost contact. Workers who live in Yosemite's popular Valley region were ordered to leave Friday because of inaccessible roads.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Mosquitos test positive for West Nile Virus in Simcoe
Aug 04, 2018 - 01:32
Reports of West Nile infection comes after the deadly spread of the Nipah virus in the district. Less than 1 percent of infected people develop the sometimes fatal neuro-invasive illness.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top U.S. Spy Agencies Say North Korea is Building New Missiles
Aug 02, 2018 - 01:55
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Tuesday played down the significance of the Post report . Trump tweeted his thanks to Kim after the remains arrived in South Korea.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top More than 1000 homes destroyed in Northern CA blaze
Aug 02, 2018 - 01:52
A 10-acre fire damaged 13 homes and apartments Monday in Santa Clarita, northwest of Los Angeles, county fire officials said. LIST: People missing in Shasta County's Carr FireThe wildfire is the 6th most destructive wildfire in California history.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Harley-Davidson unveils $825M global growth initiative
Aug 01, 2018 - 02:12
United States sales slid 6.4 per cent in the most recent quarter, and they're down 8.7 per cent at the halfway point of the year. Harley-Davidson also said it was moving the Livewire availability to August 2019, and released an updated picture (below).