Despite the inaction, both Washington and Pyongyang have largely stuck to the vague script agreed to at the Trump-Kim Singapore summit in June, where Kim affirmed his "unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula" in exchange for American "security guarantees".
The exact definition of denuclearization is likely to be raised again as Trump has said he is working to meet again with Kim sometime early next year. "We're in a better place today", he said.
"The United States must now recognize the accurate meaning of the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, and especially, must study geography the right way", the statement said.
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"When we talk about the Korean Peninsula, it includes the territory of our republic and also the entire region of (South Korea) where the United States has placed its invasive force, including nuclear weapons".
Biegun said the United States came to have "greater confidence about the safety and security of Americans travelling to the DPRK" after North Korea in November released an American held for an alleged illegal entrance to the country. While the U.S.is asking for the North Koreans to unilaterally dismantle their nuclear arsenal, NoKo says they will do no such thing as long as America maintains its military presence in the region to protect South Korea and Japan.
The Prime Minister also shared four photographs of his meeting with the South Korean delegation.
The latest from North Korea comes as the United States and North Korea struggle over the sequencing of the denuclearization that Washington wants and the removal of worldwide sanctions desired by Pyongyang. In the meantime, several reports from private analysts have accused North Korea of continuing nuclear and missile development, citing details from commercial satellite imagery.
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And as US President Donald Trump has made clear, the spokesman said, "Sanctions relief will follow denuclearization".
State Department deputy spokesperson Robert Palladino said "the world remains united" in keeping sanctions on the North until its final and fully verified denuclearization.
"The corresponding measures we have asked the United States to take aren't hard for the United States to commit to and carry out".
This potential concession came as Trump's special envoy to North Korea, Stephen Biegun, landed in Seoul for meetings with South Korean officials regarding North Korea's denuclearization.
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"Pyongyang has constantly took issue with the U.S.'s "nuclear umbrella" over South Korea", said Woo Jung-yeop, a researcher at South Korea's Sejong Institute.
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