US President Donald Trump (seen left in Washington on April 28) has cancelled his planned June 12 meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (right, on April 21). Photo: AFP and KCNA via KNS
US President Donald Trump (seen left in Washington on April 28) has cancelled his planned June 12 meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (right, on April 21). Photo: AFP and KCNA via KNS

‘They stood us up’: White House says it cancelled Kim Jong-un meeting because North Korea refused to talk – despite Donald Trump’s earlier claims

A US official said the White House ‘waited and waited’ for a response on meetings about the summit planned for next month, but that none came – although Trump said the summit was cancelled over North Korea’s ‘tremendous anger and open hostility’

US President Donald Trump (seen left in Washington on April 28) has cancelled his planned June 12 meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (right, on April 21). Photo: AFP and KCNA via KNS
US President Donald Trump (seen left in Washington on April 28) has cancelled his planned June 12 meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (right, on April 21). Photo: AFP and KCNA via KNS
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