Donald Trump shakes hands with Kim Jong-un in Hanoi. Photo: AFP

North Korea blames ‘dishonest’ US position for failed Hanoi summit, wants 'new calculation' to resume talks

  • US trying to shift the blame for the breakdown of the second summit by raising a “completely irrelevant issue”: foreign ministry spokesman
  • Kim has set a year-end deadline for the US to show more flexibility, but Trump has brushed that aside
Topic |   North Korea

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Donald Trump shakes hands with Kim Jong-un in Hanoi. Photo: AFP
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Former US vice-president Joe Biden. Photo: AFP

North Korean media lashes Joe Biden as an ‘imbecile’ and ‘fool of low IQ’ after he ‘slandered’ Kim Jong-un

  • Biden had criticised Donald Trump’s approach to the leaders of North Korea and Russia, accusing the president of embracing ‘tyrants’
  • The former vice-president is the current Democratic front runner and many in his party believe he is the best bet to defeat Trump in 2020
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Former US vice-president Joe Biden. Photo: AFP
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