A handout photo provided by Dong-A Ilbo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump inside the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the South and North Korea on June 30, 2019 in Panmunjom, South Korea.
Neither would the White House follow the more standoff approach called "strategic patience", espoused by Barack Obama, Psaki said. Instead, the administration will take a "practical approach" that will explore diplomacy with North Korea and aim for "practical progress" to increase the security of the US and its allies.
"Our policy will not focus on achieving a grand bargain, nor will it rely on strategic patience", she said at a news conference on Friday.
Mr Biden's predecessor, Donald Trump, became the first USA president to reach out directly to Mr Kim - meeting him three times.
US open to diplomacy on denuclearization of North Korea: W.House
"Our goal remains the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, with a clear understanding that the efforts of the past four administrations have not achieved this objective", Psaki told reporters aboard Air Force One.
North Korea on Sunday warned the United States will face "a very grave situation" because President Joe Biden "made a big blunder" in his recent speech by calling the North a security threat and revealing his intent to maintain a hostile policy toward it.
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The Biden administration has simultaneously signaled a hard line on human rights, denuclearization and sanctions, while making diplomatic overtures that officials say have been rebuffed by Pyongyang, which has long demanded sanctions relief.
A phased approach to denuclearization was tried under Obama predecessor President George W. Bush, with the USA engaging with North Korea through the so-called six-party talks that also included China, Japan, Russia and North Korea.
On May 21 Biden is due to have his first meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who has pushed for more engagement with North Korea.
Japan and South Korea differ in their own approaches toward North Korea. Pyongyang wants the United States and its allies to lift economic sanctions imposed over its weapons programs.More news: U.S. to send raw material 'urgently required' to manufacture Covishield in India
"His statement clearly reflects his intent to keep enforcing the hostile policy toward the DPRK as it had been done by the USA for over half a century", Kwon Jong Gun, a senior North Korean Foreign Ministry official, said in a statement.
Park said his organization floated 10 huge balloons carrying the leaflets, 500 booklets critical of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's government, and 5,000 one-dollar bills from sites near the border with North Korea.
During the trip, Blinken sternly criticized North Korea's nuclear program and human rights record and pressed China to use its "tremendous influence" to convince the North to denuclearize.More news: Fire tears through Baghdad COVID hospital