Kim Jong-un's new year message warns of 'new path' if sanctions stay

Country
North Korea (KP)
Score
12.11
Source
The Guardian
Time
2019-01-01 (UTC)
ID
13012859

North Korean leader says he hopes to continue denuclearisation talks but accuses US of breaking promises The North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said he hopes to continue denuclearisation talks with Donald Trump in 2019 but used his New Year’s address to warn that he could be forced to take a “new path” if the US persists with sanctions against his regime. Wearing a dark suit and seated on a leather armchair in front of portraits of his predecessors – his father, Kim Jong-il, and grandfather Kim Il-sung – Kim said he was willing to meet the US president “at any time” to produce an outcome that would be “welcomed by the international community”. Continue reading...