North Korea calls on US to replace Pompeo in talks. Photo by North Korean Insight

By criticizing US Secretary of State, North Korea asked Washington to replace Mike Pompeo in any future US-North Korea talks.

Iran Press/AsiaNorth Korea has issued a damning criticism of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, calling for him to be replaced in any future US-North Korea talks by someone who is "more careful and mature," North Korean state news agency KCNA reports.

North Korea also said it test-fired a new "tactical guided weapon."

It’s North Korea's first such test since US President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un earlier this year. 

Earlier, The North Korean leader blamed the US for continuing “to ignore the basic way of the new DPRK-US relations, including withdrawing hostile policies.”

Kim also warned that the White House mistakenly believes that “if they pressure us to the maximum, they can subdue us”, stressing that he had no interest in a third summit if it is a repeat of Hanoi. 104

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