Kim nuclear summit praised, but big questions loom

13 June, 2018, 03:47 | Author: Orlando Hughes
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An Indian-origin man from Malaysia went to Singapore and spent a whopping $573 to stay at a luxury hotel for one night so that he could get a chance to meet US President Donald Trump ahead of his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

The White House has not yet released the document, but the words were clearly visible in photographs taken when Trump displayed it to the gathered reporters.

There was no word immediately after the Trump-Kim meeting of any change in their plans to return home on June 13.

However, there were no immediate details on the contents of the document but US President Trump said he expected the denuclearization process to start "very, very quickly".

The State Department is declining to release any additional information about the calls. Answering a series of questions from the floor, Trump said that the USA will stop "war games" in South Korea, and later elaborated that he was speaking of their joint military exercises, held annually since the 1970s.

"North Korea has previously confirmed to us its willingness to denuclearize, and we are eager to see if those words prove honest", Pompeo said.

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Despite North Korea being subject to USA sanctions on human rights grounds and the locus of ongoing crimes against humanity according to the UN, Kim Jong-Un and Trump were all smiles in Singapore.

During Tuesday's historic summit, Trump, a former reality TV star, rolled out what resembled a film trailer starring the two leaders in a cautionary tale set to a dramatic musical score. "What does it mean to stop war games?" said Ambassador Joseph Yun, who served as the US special envoy on North Korea at the end of the Obama administration and during President Trump's initial months in office.

In response to a question on whether the two leaders will meet again, Trump said: "We'll meet again, we'll meet many times". "I'm a realist. I'm not trying to bring democracy to North Korea". US President Donald Trump arrived at the venue just 60 seconds before the summit was to begin. "It's going to be a great discussion and I think a tremendous success".

The agreement, signed by the two leaders in Singapore Tuesday, commits the U.S.to provide unspecified "security guarantees" for North Korea, in exchange for a denuclearized peninsula.

Only hours before the White House announcement, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had seemed to lower expectations for the meeting, which Trump had earlier predicted could potentially yield an on-the-spot deal to end the Korean War.

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