Pompeo says North Korea nukes must all go before sanctions end
Pompeo says North Korea nukes must all go before sanctions end
Howard X says police stopped him at the Singapore Changi Airport. Getty
10 June, 2018, 08:29
Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump meet on Tuesday for an unprecedented summit in an attempt to address the last festering legacy of the Cold War, with the US President calling it a "one time shot" at peace.
The Japanese-controlled Korean Peninsula was divided in 1945, at the end of World War II, into a Soviet-backed north and a US -backed south.
There are worries from some quarters about Kim's intentions and his willingness to actually follow through on any commitment he might make in Singapore.
The North Korean leader wants to achieve what his father and grandfather never could - a meeting with the United States president which would, in his eyes, cement his legitimacy. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. "I think within the first minute, I'll know", Trump said of the scheduled Tuesday meeting in Singapore.
First the nuts and bolts: How do you protect what many North Koreans consider their single most precious resource, the third member of the Kim family to rule and a direct descendant of North Korea's worshipped founder Kim Il Sung?
"You know, President Trump has talked about a Nobel Peace Prize, he certainly isn't going to get it. Kim Jong-un isn't going to get it. Moon Jae-in, who knows?", Kristof shrugs.
Sending a delegation to the Olympic Games helped to improve North Korea's image.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated U.S. calls for North Korea to completely rid itself of all remnants of its nuclear weapons program before worldwide sanctions are lifted on the pariah nation.
In the days leading up to the summit, Mr. Trump predicted a successful trip, even saying that there's potential for Kim to visit the U.S. "I really really appreciate it, because we are really cash-strapped", Howard X said as dozens lined up for their turn with him. All the government says are lies, Kim said.
The 65-year-old wants reunification to be his legacy and was elected in part on the promise of taking South Korea in that direction.
Kim's chief of staff was spotted in Beijing last week after wrapping up talks with US officials in Singapore which had included security discussions. And by the way, we have worked very well with their people, they have many people now in Shanghai, our people have been - in Singapore - our people have been working very, very well with the representatives of North Korea and I think we're going to come out fine.
For nearly three decades, successive USA presidents, other world leaders and the United Nations have tried in vain to pressure or cajole North Korea into scrapping its nuclear weapons programme. I mean, I try to eat and eat and eat, but he is just getting too fat too fast.
Trump "likes it when "experts" are on CNN freaking out", the source said. "Both the American as well as the North Koreans are pleased with the arrangements, we're all set to go and things will start happening within the next 24 hours", he said. Although then-South Korean President Syngman Rhee, who wanted to fight on until the North was crushed, refused to sign the armistice, it still took effect.
The tests and escalating rhetoric between Trump and Kim raised fears of war before the North Korean leader called, in a New Year speech, for lower military tensions and improved ties with South Korea. The level of concern is higher, though, in Japan, another USA treaty ally in Asia with much at stake.
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Brisbane retiree Raymond Ferguson is secretary for the Australia Democratic Republic of North Korea Friendship Association. He went on to say that the objective of the summit would "be more meaningful with Russian Federation ".
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