SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea said on Sunday nuclear issues will not be talked about when talks with the United States restart unless the withdrawal of U.S. “hostile policy” was placed on the program, state media reported.
The North’s foreign ministry stated in a statement brought by the official KCNA news agency that the recent passage of a United Nations resolution on Pyongyang’s human rights was a U.S.-led “political provocation.”
North Korea has formerly explained the U.N. criticism as a product of U.S. “hostile policy”.
Reporting by Sangmi Cha and Hyonhee Shin; Modifying by Sam Holmes
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