The surprising news broke in Washington.
In a letter to Kim Jong Un, U.S. President Donald Trump blamed the cancellation on “tremendous anger and open hostility” in a recent statement by the DPRK.
The statement from a DPRK official warned of a “nuclear showdown” with the United States and renewed a threat to pull out of the summit.
CGTN’s Jack Barton in Seoul and Nathan King at the White House have this report.
- Brian Becker focuses on U.S.-DPRK relations.
- Song Zhang is the Washington bureau chief for Shanghai Wen Hui Daily.
- John Sitilides is a Global Risk Analyst and consultant to the U.S. State Department.
- Dennis Wilder served as a special assistant to the President and senior director for East Asian Affairs at the National Security Council under U.S. President George W. Bush.
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