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N. Korea snubs U.S. move to postpone military drill with South

In this June 30, 2019, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. North Korea on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, says it wants Trump to make a

In this June 30, 2019, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. North Korea on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, says it wants Trump to make a "wise option and bold decision" to produce a breakthrough in stalled nuclear diplomacy.   | Photo Credit: AP

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Senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chol said on Tuesday his country demands that he U.S. quit the drill or stop it once and for all.

North Korea says it won consider a U.S. decision to postpone a joint military exercise with South Korea a concession in stalled nuclear diplomacy.

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday the United States and South Korea have indefinitely postponed a joint aerial drill in an act of goodwill toward North Korea.

Senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chol said on Tuesday his country demands that he U.S. quit the drill or stop it once and for all.

Mr. Kim said the U.S. should not dream of the negotiations for denuclearization before dropping its hostile policy toward North Korea.

After Mr. Esper announcement on the drill, President Donald Trump in a tweet urged North Korean leader Kim Jong Un act quickly, get the deal done,saying see you soon!

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