Pyongyang offered to close nuclear complex: foreign minister

The United States and North Korea put forward starkly different accounts over the breakdown of a high-stakes summit in Hanoi. “Basically they wanted the sanctions lifted in their entirety and we couldn’t do that,” Trump said before flying back to Washington. But in an exceptionally rare meeting with reporters, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho summoned the press in Hanoi at midnight and denied that Pyongyang was only seeking a complete deal.