North Korea "Could" nuke the US as early as July 23, according to Britain's Ministry of Defense. Source 4h.
Trump says 3 Americans held in North Korea have been released. President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that three Americans held in North Korea have been released and are on their way back home.
"I am pleased to inform you that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the air and on his way back from North Korea with the 3 wonderful gentlemen that everyone is looking so forward to meeting. They seem to be in good health," Trump tweeted. He added that Pompeo had a "Good meeting" with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said a "Date & place set" for a meeting between the two leaders. Ref. CNN.
Trump announces North Korea summit will be in Singapore. President Donald Trump will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12 in Singapore, the US president announced Thursday on Twitter.
"The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th," Trump tweeted. "We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!" Ref. CNN.
This is all happening rather fast and I have to ask what is the real reason for this sudden turn around? Did NK see death coming when the Americans had all their ships and planes doing war drills near their border?
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North Korea warns country has no interest in Trump meeting if it’s based on ‘one-sided’ demands to give up its nukes. In a statement Wednesday, North Korea’s first vice foreign minister Kim Kye Gwan said the country has no interest in a summit with the United States if it’s going to be a “one-sided” affair where it’s pressured to give up its nuclear weapons. He also criticized recent comments by President Trump’s top security adviser John Bolton and other U.S. Officials who have been talking about how the North should follow the “Libyan model” of nuclear disarmament and provide a “complete, verifiable and irreversible dismantlement.” Ref. USAToday.
I thought they already said they would be giving it up, are they now waking up to how fast this is all going?
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