North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s bromance with U.S. President Donald Trump may be on its last legs, as an end-of-year deadline set by Kim for progress fast approaches.

One of the North’s former top nuclear envoys said in a statement Monday that Pyongyang was no longer interested in holding another summit with the U.S. if the North did not receive anything in return.

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