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North Korea Crisis

North Korea open to talks after Trump calls off summit

US president describes cancellation as 'tremendous setback'

The White House says the summit planned in Singapore has been canceled.   © Reuters

SEOUL/NEW YORK -- President Donald Trump canceled the June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday, citing the "open hostility" that Pyongyang has expressed recently. North Korea issued a statement on Friday morning saying that it was "open to resolving problems" with the U.S "whenever and however." 

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