North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump greet each other in Singapore in June 2018. Photo: AP

Warnings, recriminations and a missile launch: how the US-North Korea nuclear talks died

  • After talks collapsed in June, Kim Jong-un fell back on his signature tactic: test-firing ballistic missiles
  • Washington and Seoul have also moved toward their traditional stance on Pyongyang and will resume joint air defence exercises next month
Topic |   North Korea nuclear crisis

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump greet each other in Singapore in June 2018. Photo: AP
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The apparent launching of projectiles that, according to military officials, landed in the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan. Photo: Reuters

North Korea confirms it tested ‘super-large’ multiple rocket launcher, as it increases pressure on US

  • Kim Jong-un expressed satisfaction over what North Korea described as a successful test of its new rocket artillery system
  • North Korea continues to expand its military capabilities while pressuring Washington over a standstill in nuclear negotiations
Topic |   North Korea

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The apparent launching of projectiles that, according to military officials, landed in the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan. Photo: Reuters
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