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Irate Over Military Exercises, North Korea Threatens To Resume Nuclear, Missile Tests

Pyongyang accused the U.S. of "unilaterally reneging on its commitments" and said North Korea is "gradually losing our justification to follow through" on its own promises.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Trump met in the demilitarized zone between the Koreas on June 30. Source: Brendan Smialowski

North Korea warned Tuesday that negotiations with the United States could falter and that its nuclear and missile tests might resume if the U.S. and South Korea move forward with planned military exercises.

An unnamed North

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