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North Korea summit: President Trump, Kim Jong Un may nonetheless meet in Singapore

BEIJING On the Truce Village that separates the 2 Koreas, American diplomats have taken the uncommon step of crossing the border to fulfill with their North Korean counterparts. The U.S. delegation is led by veteran diplomat Sung Kim.

He is looking for out if Kim Jong Un is basically prepared to surrender his nuclear weapons. On the similar time, the person who’s mainly the North Korean chief’s chief of employees was noticed within the Beijing airport Monday en path to Singapore, the positioning of the potential summit.

This weekend President Trump appeared to reverse himself, saying plans for the summit have been nonetheless transferring ahead. He then praised North Korea in a tweet, saying: 

What did occur was a shock summit between the leaders of North and South Korea on Saturday, and it started with a vigorous bear hug in entrance of the cameras. Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met for 2 hours on the North Korean facet of the demilitarized zone.

North Korean state media says that on the assembly Kim “expressed his mounted will” that the summit with Mr. Trump happen. The result of a summit between two world leaders is normally negotiated earlier than they ever sit down at a desk. That usually takes months if not years of labor and planning. 

Mr. Trump’s crew is now attempting to perform that within the subsequent 15 days.

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