North Korea’s foreign minister has called U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at "poisonous plant of American diplomacy" who hampers efforts to restart nuclear negotiations.
Foreign Minister Ri Yong I made the insult Friday to protest Pompey's recently reported
Re says North Korea is ready to "shatter the absurd dream"
Earlier this week, the top U.S. envoy on North Korea, Stephen Biegun, said Washington is ready to resume nuclear diplomacy with North Korea.
Biegun was speaking a day after the U.S. and South Korean militaries ended their regular drills that North Korea calls an invasion rehearsal.