Mar 15, 2019 - World

North Korea threatens to halt denuclearization talks with U.S.

In this image, President Trump and Chairman Kim walk outside next to each other.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and President Trump at the Hanoi summit. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

North Korea might suspend denuclearization talks with the U.S. unless the administration changes its stance following last month's summit in Hanoi, the Washington Post reports.

What's happening: President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un left Hanoi without reaching a deal on sanctions against North Korea or denuclearization efforts in the country. Kim will make an official announcement soon on whether diplomatic talks will continue, per the Post.

The other side: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo responded to North Korea's threat of suspending diplomatic talks at a press conference on Friday, maintaining that "Chairman Kim made a commitment to denuclearize" and saying the Trump administration still hopes to continue the conversation.

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