On Wednesday, the North also threatened to cancel the unprecedented summit with the US if it comes under continued pressure to "unilaterally" abandon its nuclear program. Mentioning what happened in Libya, Trumpsaid: "That model would take place if we don't make a deal".
In addition to threatening to pull out of the meeting with Trump, the North abruptly canceled a planned meeting with South Korean officials over joint U.S. "We'll continue with the campaign of maximum pressure if that's the case". "He'll be there and he'll be ready".
Tensions have risen in recent weeks over the steps needed for the USA to ease sanctions against North Korea: The Trump administration wants Kim to give up his weapons before getting anything in return, while the regime favors a more phased approach.
With North Korea blasting Trump's National Security Adviser John Bolton and his "Libya model" statements, the White House press secretary had this to say.
"The amelioration of the situation on the Korean Peninsula is hard won and should be cherished", foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang told reporters in Beijing.
China is North Korea's most important economic partner and has long sought to convince it to followBeijing's path of enacting free market reforms while maintaining tight single-party rule.
China has called for the building of mutual trust through the suspension of large-scale US and South Korean war games in return for a halt of the North's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile tests.
North Korea Threatens to Pull Out of Summit
The White House has responded by saying it is still hopeful the meeting will go ahead.
A USA official said the North Korean statements had taken the White House off guard after North Korean leader Kim's diplomatic outreach to the United States and South Korea.
Pyongyang is scrapping top-level talks with South Korea planned for Wednesday at their shared border area, reports the US National Public Radio.
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