North Korea Rejects U.S. Preconditions To Talks | NK News – North Korea News:
"The statement added, “The U.S. should understand that a dialogue will begin only when the DPRK’s demand for the withdrawal of strategic offensive means in the vicinity of the peninsula aimed at realizing the U.S. world domination strategy is met.”
It was also said that U.S. insistence on denuclearization was viewed by Pyongyang as a policy designed to facilitate an unhindered American “pre-emptive nuclear strike” on the DPRK.
The U.S. rejected North Korea’s latest demands within hours. “North Korea’s demand to be recognized as a nuclear weapons state is neither realistic nor acceptable,” Thomas Countryman, U.S. Assistant Secretary for International Security and Non-Proliferation, told Reuters this morning."