North Korea Warns U.S. Over Biden’s Stance On Nuclear Program : NPR

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will give a speech in Pyongyang on April 8th. On Sunday, the North Korean government said President Biden made a “big mistake” last week in describing North Korea and Iran’s nuclear programs as a security threat. Korean Central News Agency / Korea News Service via AP Hide caption

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will give a speech in Pyongyang on April 8th. On Sunday, the North Korean government said President Biden made a “big mistake” last week in describing North Korea and Iran’s nuclear programs as a security threat.

Korean Central News Agency / Korea News Service via AP

North Korea warned on Sunday that the United States will be in a grave position if it continues its “hostile policy” towards Pyongyang’s nuclear program. The statement attributed to Kwon Jong Gun, head of the U.S. Department of State’s affairs department, comes as the Biden administration is about to unveil a new strategy for dealing with the isolated Asian nation.

The statement said President Biden made a “big mistake” in describing North Korea and Iran’s nuclear programs as a security threat during a speech to a joint congressional session on Wednesday. Biden said he will work with allies to counter the threats with “diplomacy and strict deterrence”.

The White House says it is open to diplomacy with North Korea

The statement, posted on a government news site, warned that North Korea could respond with “appropriate measures”.

On Friday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the government had completed a “thorough, rigorous and comprehensive” policy. Policy review in North Korea. She said the government’s goal is to completely denuclearize the Korean peninsula – something the last four governments have not achieved. Administration won’t focus on getting a bargain or relying on strategic patience, she said.

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Former President Donald Trump sought to forge a personal relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with the aim of closing a great deal to contain the country’s nuclear program. This was a dramatically different approach than former President Barack Obama, who believed patient diplomacy would lead to change in Pyongyang.

North Korea’s recent comments show its determination to continue its nuclear program. Analysts expect North Korea to put Biden’s skills to the test with provocative measures. It started two short trips ballistic missiles End of March.

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