(Bloomberg) -- North Korea reminded President Donald Trump that he has until the end of the year to make a better offer in nuclear negotiations, saying the “Christmas gift” the U.S. receives will depend on what it brings to the table.

North Korea also accused the U.S. of using denuclearization talks for its “political situation and elections,” the state-run media Korean Central News Agency quoted Ri Thae Song, a top North Korean diplomat for U.S. affairs, as saying.

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