Korea slams U.S. officials for sanctions

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"As long as the U.S. denies even the basic decorum for its dialogue partner and clings to the outdated acting script which the previous administrations have all tried and failed, one can not expect any progress in the implementation" of the terms of the North Korea-U.S. joint statement, including denuclearization, a North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesperson said in an English-language statement carried by the country's official Korean Central News Agency.

The plans by the Korean leaders to meet come as Washington and Pyongyang try to follow through on nuclear disarmament vows made at a U.S.

"However, the USA responded to our expectation by inciting worldwide sanctions and pressure against the DPRK".

"I can tell you we continue to have conversations virtually every day, every other day or so with the North Koreans", Heather Nauert, U.S. State Department spokeswoman, said Thursday "When I say 'conversations, ' that can be by phone, that can be my message, that can be by email". It also claims that "high-level officials within the USA administration are making baseline allegations against [North Korea] and making desperate attempts at intensifying the worldwide sanctions and pressure".

Pyongyang has also stepped up its calls for a formal end to the Korean War, which some analysts believe is meant to be the first step in the North's effort to eventually see all 28,500 US troops leave the Korean Peninsula.

"North Korea's strategic policy is to deepen relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran and confront unilateralism", he said. Among the agreements was holding another inter-Korean summit in the fall in Pyongyang.

North Korea has lashed out at the U.S. for continuing to push for sanctions enforcement.

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The North Korean government said in a statement through its mission to the United Nations that it has halted nuclear missile tests, dismantled a nuclear test site and begun to return the remains of Americans killed in the Korean War, but lamented continued criticism from US officials.

The warnings come just days after North Korea's foreign minister called U.S. actions "alarming".

The inter-Korean meeting on Monday will be held at Tongilgak, a North Korean-controlled building in the border village of Panmunjom.

Seoul said it accepted the North's proposal after Pyongyang first suggested a meeting Monday to discuss another summit between the leaders.

It has urged Washington to take reciprocal steps including officially declaring an end to the war and dropping sanctions. The Korean Peninsula is still technically in a state of war because the fighting ended with a cease-fire, not a peace treaty.

"In the current situation, friendly countries should develop their relations and cooperation in (the) global community", he said, adding Iran and North Korea have "always had close views" on many issues.

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