September 25, 2020

DPRK’s patience “nearing limitations” over planned air combat drills: official

North Korean official Kwon Jong Gun accused U.S. of seeking confrontation, trying to extinguish "spark" of dialogue

Update at 16:30 EST: This article has been updated to include comments from a Pentagon spokesperson.

A senior North Korean diplomat said the country was "nearing the limitations" of its patience over planned military drills between the U.S. and South Korea next month, according to a statement put out by the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Thursday.