North Korea threatens to cancel summit with Trump over military drills
SEOUL—North Korea is casting doubt on next month’s summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump over joint Air Force drills taking place in South Korea.
The two-week-long Max Thunder drills between the South Korean and U.S. Air Forces, an annual event that began on Friday struck a nerve in North Korea.
“This exercise targeting us, which is being carried out across South Korea, is a flagrant challenge to the Panmunjom Declaration and an intentional military provocation running counter to the positive political development on the Korean Peninsula,” the North’s Korean Central News Agency said. Just how big the military exercises are at thestar.com
North Korea has reportedly threatened to pull out of talks with Donald Trump.