United States and N Korean leaders to visit each other's countries

  • United States and N Korean leaders to visit each other's countries

United States and N Korean leaders to visit each other's countries

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"We may be able to recoup a little bit of that, but I think it is a cost that we're willing to pay and it's our contribution to an global endeavor, which is in our profound interests", he added.

Ahn Chan Il, a former North Korean military officer who heads the World Institute for North Korea Studies in Seoul, said Mr Kim's slanting signature was similar to those of his father and grandfather, both former leaders of North Korea.

Trump said the video was played for about eight members of the North Korean delegation, "and I thought they were fascinated by it".

It was not immediately clear whether the freeze represents a major concession or not.

Speaking later as he flew out of Singapore bound for the USA territory of Guam - towards which Pyongyang past year threatened to lob missiles - Trump said he meant to hold North Korea to its word on denuclearization.

The Trump administration reportedly implemented restrictions on US press during Tuesday's trip, including photo opportunities, prompting a rebuke from The Associated Press.

Done deal President Trump shows off the document signed between the two leaders
Done deal President Trump shows off the document signed between the two leaders

Mr. DeTrani, meanwhile, highlighted the overall progress at hand.

"Trump expressed his intention to halt US-South Korea joint military exercises, offer security guarantees to the North and lift sanctions against it along with advance in improving the mutual relationship through dialogue and negotiation", it said. "North Korea had rice and medicine aid from the USA and other countries before, but that did not trickle down to ordinary people", said Ms Park Hyun Sook, a defector who spoke to relatives in the North by phone last Saturday.

Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera said Japan sees "US-South Korean joint exercises and the US military presence in South Korea as vital to security in East Asia".

"It is up to the US and South Korea to decide about their joint exercises".

There was no immediate comment about the sanctions claim from the U.S. side.

In a clip that has gone viral, the 71-year-old leader of the United States asks the waiting media if he and Kim look "handsome" enough in the photo's being taken of them.

The North Korean leader is also apparently taking defensive measures to prevent intelligence agencies from trying to glean information about his health: He's packed his own toilet. "I believe this is a good prelude for peace". You know, we did sanctions and all the things you would do but I think without the rhetoric, you know, other administrations, I don't want to get specific on that, but you know they had a policy of silence.