The United States and South Korea should come up with new solutions to the current situation on the Korean Peninsula, said Kim Hyong-ryong, deputy minister of the Armed Forces of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
"More than a year after the adoption of the DPRK-US Joint Statement, there has been no progress in improving bilateral relations between the two countries due to their hostile policies," Kim Hyung Ryong was quoted as saying at the Xiangshan Forum in Beijing today. United States against Pyongyang. ”
The DPRK Foreign Ministry confirmed on December 6 its refusal to continue negotiations with the United States unless it abandoned its hostile policy towards Pyongyang.
Kim Hyung Ryong criticized Seoul's continued joint military exercises with the United States and the purchase of advanced military equipment, stressing that "the United States and South Korea should refrain from any actions that disrupt the stability of the situation on the Korean Peninsula and find a new way to solve the problem."
The Korean peninsula has been tense for years as a result of repeated US-South Korean military maneuvers, persistent hostile US threats against the DPRK and Washington's deployment of the Thad missile system on South Korean soil, which Pyongyang sees as a threat to its national security.
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