North Korea for its part denounced the United States for its "outdated acting script" in pressuring the North with continued sanctions, but said it was still prepared to meet its obligations after a historic North Korea-U.S. summit in Singapore in June.
North Korea said it has halted nuclear and missile tests and dismantled its nuclear test site as practical steps toward denuclearization, but it lashed out at the US for unilaterally demanding North Korea denuclearize first.
Since the June meeting, Pyongyang has announced measures including halting missile and nuclear tests.
Still, North Korea said it remains steadfast in its commitment to building trust and implementing in good faith the joint statement step by step.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told North Korea's foreign minister that the United States can not be trusted, Tehran's state media said, as the United States seeks a deal to rein in the North's nuclear and missile programmes.
USA officials, according to North Korea, "are making baseless allegations against us and making desperate attempts at intensifying the global sanctions", against what they believe to be Trump's intentions to better relations between the two countries.
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"Dealing with Americans is hard, and as our main goal is total disarmament of the whole Korean Peninsula, it is necessary that the Americans also abide by their commitments but they refuse to do so".
North Korea warned Thursday that there could be no progress in its denuclearization as it accused some senior USA officials of trying to strengthen worldwide sanctions on Pyongyang.
North Korean officials have toured China to discuss economic development and speculators are snapping up property along their common border.
North Korea called out the U.S.' "shameless and impertinent behavior", according to a press release out Thursday via a foreign ministry spokesperson. It also wasn't clear when another leaders' summit might happen. The Korean Peninsula is still technically in a state of war because the fighting ended with a cease-fire, not a peace treaty. South Korea's unification minister will lead the delegation from Seoul but North Korea, which proposed the Monday meeting first, did not confirm the makeup of its delegation.
"In the current situation, friendly countries should develop their relations and cooperation in (the) global community", he said, adding Iran and North Korea have "always had close views" on many issues.
The summit held in Singapore marked the first time Kim Jong-un had met a western leader.