He said the U.S. was insisting on a "denuclearisation first" policy that "increased the level of sanctions".
On Monday, September 25, at the United Nations General Assembly Trump lauded the North Korean strongman - who is accused by the UN and others of widespread human rights abuses - as "terrific", one year after Trump eviscerated Kim from the same platform.
President Donald Trump told a roaring crowd he and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are "in love".
Before they turned the page on decades of public acrimony, the leaders regularly traded threats and insults as North Korea pushed to develop a nuclear missile capable of hitting the United States.
Though the speech was relatively positive, the United States leader did end by saying he would not be reducing sanctions placed on the country until it was completely denuclearized.
North Korea's foreign minister has warned that there is "no way" his country will disarm while the USA continues to enforce sanctions. "But the problem is that the continued sanctions are deepening our mistrust".
Mr Trump grumbled that commentators would cast him as "unpresidential" for describing Mr Kim in such glowing terms.
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"I think that is a very, very unsafe standard for our country". "At that point I felt that enough is enough", Ford said. Judge denied the allegations in a statement from his attorney submitted to the committee.
Pompeo is planning to visit Pyongyang next month.
Trump took a much more optimistic view in his rally speech.
While addressing his partisans at a West Virginia rally, Trump told fellow Republicans, "And then we fell in love - OK?"
When US President Donald Trump met North Korea's Kim Jong-un in June this year, nobody thought their political romance would last this long. "Am I allowed to say that?" the president said.
Last week, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he would return to Pyongyang in October to prepare for a follow-up Trump-Kim summit.
"They'll say, 'Donald Trump said they fell in love, how disgusting, '" the president added.
This November 29, 2017, image provided by the North Korean government on Thursday, November 30, 2017, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, third from left, and what the North Korean government calls the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile, in North Korea.
It added that the U.S. is only intent on keeping sanctions in place without holding up its end of the bargain amid a mood of detente on the Korean Peninsula.