While Kim may personally like Trump, he would not lead his country on the basis of personal feelings, Kim Kye Gwan, an adviser to the North Korean foreign ministry, said in the statement.
Notwithstanding Iran’s several violations of the deal last year, it was still significantly far from having enough enriched uranium for a weapon.
The truth is that a failed North Korean track where President Donald Trump stuck to his guns, while maybe a bad result for the US, might be positive for Israel regarding Tehran.
Kim had warned he might have to seek a "new path" if Washington fails to meet his expectations.
The New Year address is expected to touch upon a wide range of issues from foreign affairs and military development to the economy and education.
Thallium is believed to be operating from North Korea and the hackers targeted government employees, think tanks, university staff and individuals working on nuclear proliferation issues.
The news alert came as the United States and its East Asian allies have been on tenterhooks after Pyongyang's warning this month of a possible "Christmas gift" for Washington.
For more than six decades, NORAD has also offered real-time animated tracking of Santa Claus.
The service is operated by an arm of the U.S. Department of Defense.
Pyongyang has grown increasingly frustrated that its halt of nuclear and long-range missile tests has not ended the crippling economic sanctions against it