The plan surrounds a gradual release of sanctions but it appears that NK wanted it all removed so this meeting turned out to be a waste. Probably what made it cut for Trump was the fact of all that is going on home with the Cohen testimony.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw testing of a new 'tactical guided weapon,' according to state-run media. The Korean Central News Agency did not detail what kind of weapon the North Koreans tested but said the event was "Of very weighty significance in increasing the combat power" of the country's military. The report marks North Korea's first publicly announced weapons test in more than a year and comes amid signs that Kim has soured on negotiations with President Donald Trump. Source 1c.
So Kim could not get the meeting he wanted and this is what he comes up with… same old passive threats meant to scare America. rolleyes.
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President Donald Trump invites North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to meet him at Korea border. Wrapping up events at the G-20 summit before heading to South Korea, Trump appeared to invite Kim to meet him at his next stop in the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea. "If Chairman Kim of North Korea sees this, I would meet him at the Border/DMZ just to shake his hand and say Hello(?)!" Trump tweeted Saturday morning Japan time. Ref. USAToday.
Trump certainly likes to keep in touch with Kim as compared to others that we aren't exactly on speaking terms with.
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Trump becomes first sitting US President to step into North Korea. Donald Trump has made history, becoming the first sitting US President to step foot on North Korean soil.
Trump crossed over the demarcation line separating North and South Korea at the invitation of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
"I'll invite him to the White House right now," Trump said before shaking hands with Kim. Ref. USAToday.
Honestly, what is all this for, just show or is there going to be some actual agreements that are fulfilled on the part of the North Korean leader?
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