Kim Jong Un rumbles against Washington again.
It is important to protect the dignity of the state.
North Korea must be ready for dialogue and confrontation with the USA at the same time.
Pyongyang (dpa) - North Korea must be ready for dialogue and confrontation with the United States at the same time, according to ruler Kim Jong Un.
However, on the third day of a meeting of the Central Committee of the ruling Workers' Party on Thursday in Pyongyang, Kim stressed that it was necessary "to prepare fully especially for confrontation". It is important to protect the dignity of the state and its interests for independent development, Kim was quoted by the state media on Friday. Kim is also the party leader.
The internationally isolated leadership in Pyongyang had so far been waiting with a view to Washington's new North Korea policy.
US officials described the new approach as a "tiered practical approach" to find a negotiated solution to the dispute over North Korea's nuclear weapons program.
Further details have not yet been disclosed.
Negotiations between the two countries have not made progress since Kim's failed summit with former US President Donald Trump in Vietnam in February 2019.
Kim didn't go directly to the US government's course.
However, it was said that at the party meeting he presented a “detailed analysis of the political tendencies of the newly installed US government towards our republic”.
North Korea had already accused the Biden government of a hostile policy in March.
At the meeting of the Central Committee, the implementation of the most important political guidelines for this year will be analyzed.
At a party congress in January, North Korea presented a new economic development plan for the next five years.
At the beginning of the committee meeting on Monday, Kim had adjusted the population to a poorer supply of food.
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