U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo went to Pyongyang to get Kim Jong Un to give up his nuclear weapons. He left with a harsh reminder that the North Korean leader expects something in return.While President Donald Trump’s point man for nuclear talks summed up his 27 hours in the North Korean capital as “productive,” the regime called the visit “regretful.” No sooner had Pompeo left when Kim’s media published a statement saying the U.S.’s “unilateral and gangster-like demand for denuclearization” risked upending ties less than a month after Trump and Kim shook hands in Singapore.The next line of the more than 1,200-word statement may have captured the central complaint: “The U.S. side never mentioned the issue of establishing a peace regime on the Korean Peninsula, which is essential for defusing tension and preventing a war,” an unidentified foreign ministry spokesman said.The statement shows that Kim is willing to test … [Read more...] about North Korea Reminds Trump Its Nuclear Weapons Won’t Come Cheap
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News / UK by Press Association 24/05/2018, 4:46 pm Updated: 24/05/2018, 6:40 pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter The Government is “disappointed” face-to-face nuclear weapons talks between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have been cancelled, Downing Street has said.Britain will continue working towards a deal that results in denuclearisation, a spokeswoman said after the US president said a June 12 summit in Singapore with the North Korean leader would no longer take place.[pa_oembed = 266717a46c1b8825df00e0290c4cfcd3]In a letter to Mr Kim released by the White House, Mr Trump said it was “inappropriate” for the meeting to go ahead because of the dictator’s “tremendous anger and open hostility” in a recent statement.A Downing Street spokeswoman said: “We are disappointed that the meeting will no longer go ahead as planned.“We need to see an agreement that can bring … [Read more...] about UK ‘disappointed’ as Trump cancels nuclear weapons summit with North Korea’s Kim
Donald Trump and Theresa May have agreed in a phone call that the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian civil war must not go “unchallenged”, ahead of expected military action against the country’s government. They spoke having both just held meetings with senior officials and used the conversation to draw attention to their joint view that the regime of Bashar al-Assad is to blame for the recent chemical attack in the town of Douma. But with British, American and French forces either moving into, or already in position, Jeremy Corbyn claimed Ms May was “waiting for instructions from Donald Trump” in her approach to Syria. Read more Cabinet agrees need for 'action' in Syria As the West stood on the brink of an escalated Middle Eastern conflict today, Mr Trump was due to speak to French President Emmanuel Macron while Russia called for a new meeting of the UN Security Council. After the phone call on Friday, a Downing Street spokesperson said: … [Read more...] about Donald Trump and Theresa May say chemical weapons in Syrian civil war must not go ‘unchallenged’
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he planned to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month or in early June and hoped the discussions would ultimately lead to an end of the North’s nuclear weapons program, Reuters reported. “We’ll be meeting with them sometime in May or early June and I think there’ll be great respect paid by both parties and hopefully we’ll be able to make a deal on the de-nuking of North Korea,” Trump told reporters at the beginning of a Cabinet meeting. “They’ve said so. We’ve said so,” Trump added. “Hopefully, it’ll be a relationship that’s much different than it’s been for many, many years.” Armenia News - NEWS.am ! This text available in Հայերեն and Русский Print … [Read more...] about Trump and Kim Jong Un to meet in May or early June
0 Post a comment Thursday, 22 March 2018 - Local People by The Post @twitter.com/ThePostSeries [email protected] THE owner of Camelot Castle in Tintagel, John Mappin, believes he may have solved the problem of where President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un should meet. Mr Mappin said: “Astana, Kazakhstan, could be the best possible place to host the historic meeting of President Trump and President Kim.”Mr Mappin, who who was the third British subject to meet with US President Trump and the First Lady Melania, has, over the last two years, become well-known for demonstrating considerable insight into the Trump administration. At the same time, Mr Mappin’s wife, Irina, is a daughter of Kazakhstan and was born there in the capital of Astana. The family today owns media and construction interests there and has diplomatic insight and relations with the Presidential government in Astana.Mr Mappin continued: “Initial conversations … [Read more...] about Has Tintagel hotel owner solved the problem surrounding the meeting of Trump and Jong-un?