Yonhap News — North Korea said Wednesday it is canceling high-level talks with South
Korea planned for later in the day due to ongoing
military exercises between the South and the United
The North's Korean Central News Agency said the Max Thunder drills between the South Korean and U.S.
air forces are a rehearsal for invasion of the North and
a provocation amid warming inter-Korean ties.
It also called into question whether next month's summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
and U.S. President Donald Trump can go ahead as
"This exercise targeting us, which is being carried out across South Korea, is a flagrant challenge to the
Panmunjom Declaration and an intentional military
provocation running counter to the positive political
development on the Korean Peninsula," the KCNA
report said... → Yonhap's Report