North Korea will ignore US while ‘hostile policy’ in place

SEOUL (AFP) – North Korea said yesterday it will ignore all United States (US) efforts to foster contact or dialogue unless Washington changes course, hours before US President Joe Biden’s top envoys held talks in Seoul.

The comments from the North’s First Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son-hui came with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin in the South for the second leg of an Asian tour to bolster a united front against the nuclear-armed North and an increasingly assertive China.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin